Located in the centre of Cambridge, Trinity College is the largest of the Cambridge Colleges.
The 36 acres of garden include diverse shrub, herbaceous and annual borders as well as an impressive collection of trees. From fine turf to recreational lawns surrounded by wilder areas, with an emphasis on biodiversity, the grounds embody a wide spectrum of ecosystems.
The gardens provide a calm and tranquil space for the wellbeing and activities of the College community comprising of students, Fellowship and staff.
We are currently seeking two highly motivated and enthusiastic gardeners to join our ambitious team in the historic setting of Trinity College.
You will have a good knowledge of gardening skills and practices, an understanding of working with an important plant collection, and all that is relevant in the day to day care of diverse historic grounds.
A Horticultural qualification, preferably to RHS Level 2, is a prerequisite. The post holder will be required to operate the College horticultural machinery in a safe and competent manner and so a full valid driving licence is essential.
You should be able to work on your own for some periods of time and equally to work comfortably as part of our team.
The flexibility to adapt to our work methods and standards, and to partake in any necessary training to better fulfil your role within the team is essential.
Salary £22,685 per annum. In addition to the salary, we offer a benefits package, which includes contributory pension scheme, private health and dental care and subsidised gym (subject to eligibility).
For further details and an application form, please see the links below. The application and equal opportunities monitoring form should be returned to [email protected] no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday 5 April 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 20 April 2023.