Seasonal Gardener

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £24,960 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Priorwood Gardens


Undertaking practical maintenance of the garden e.g. litter picking; managing trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, annual vegetables, annual flowers for drying, and bulbs; harvesting of fruit and vegetables, assisting with plant sales, irrigating potted plants, turf care; pest/disease/weed control; staking, plant nutrition, composting and soil improvement to the required standards expected by the Trust and for the maximum safety of, and enjoyment by visitors including other professionals in the horticultural industry.

Contributing to the management, conservation, sustainability, and development of the garden through plant propagation, cultivation, and the maintenance of appropriate plant records and labelling.

Engaging with visitors and assisting with education/interpretation activities such as introductory talks and guided walks.

Fostering positive relationships with local communities and organisations to promote the work of the Trust.

Working with volunteers, and on occasion supervising, to ensure they deliver required outputs at the appropriate standard, and gain benefit/satisfaction from their activities.

Undertaking such other reasonable duties as may from time to time be required to ensure the smooth running of the property as required by the Operations Manager. This includes some weekend working.

Ensuring compliance with the Trust’s health, safety, and environment policies and procedures.

Application Deadline: Sunday 30/06/2024