Experienced Gardener

A skilled gardener is required for a large Private Estate in Clare

The Estate in East Clare comprises of 400 acres of which approximately 6 acres are maintained. You will be reporting directly to the Estate Manager.

Role :

  • To manage the day-to-day, year-round maintenance of the gardens & surrounding areas
  • To manage the continuing development of the gardens working closely with the Estate Manager
  • To supply the kitchen regular produce and production of cut flowers. This includes propagation, vegetable and flower production and greenhouse management
  • To maintain records for garden, machinery, and health and safety
  • To practice sustainable gardening methods
  • A commitment to wildlife-friendly and sustainable garden practices is essential


  • A recognised horticultural qualification and at least 5 years experience in a similar role
  • An accredited chainsaw training course would be ideal, candidates without certificates will be considered if they can demonstrate appropriate knowledge, risk assessments etc.
  • A basic spraying course is required, candidates will have good knowledge of working with chemicals & be aware of the risk procedures
  • A general knowledge of soil types due to different areas that require different maintenance and fertiliser rates etc.
  • The ideal candidate will be comfortable in operating & maintaining a tractor & ATV
  • Excellent plant knowledge and gardening skills
  • In-depth plant and vegetable knowledge
  • You must be physically fit, hard-working and have the desire to achieve high standards at all time
  • Good communication skills, attention to detail, a keen eye for design and flexible approach to non-gardening duties on occasion


The salary and package for this full-time position (5 days per week Mon – Fri) is dependent on experience and qualifications and would suit a person with ambition and drive.

Tickets Required/Preferred

  • Chainsaw Operations
  • Handling and Distribution of Pesticides

To apply for job click here.