Assistant Horticulturist (Landscape and Machinery)

Botanic Garden

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 26th Oct 2021
  • Salary: £23,487-£27,116
  • REF: PE28699
  • Closes: 19th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Reporting to the Team Leader (Garden Landscapes) the role holder is Assistant Horticulturist for the Landscape and Machinery Section in the Garden’s horticultural team and is responsible for caring for specific areas of the Garden and its collections.

The role holder supports the Garden Landscapes team on the maintenance of the hard landscape areas of the Garden including paths, maintains turf areas and composting areas, hedges throughout the Garden and provides servicing and repair of equipment and staff training in the safe use of machinery. The collections and areas within this role are popular with visitors and are an important resource for research and education purposes within the Garden, University and the wider botanical and horticultural community.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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