Private Estate—Orange, Virginia
Head Gardener position for the management of an estate property in Orange, Virginia. The property consists of an historic home and gardens designed by Arthur Shurcliff.
Duties include seasonal management of gardens (mulching, pruning, weeding, debris removal, bulb planting, etc) and turf (irrigation, mowing, fertilization, debris removal, etc), disease and pest control, coordination with contractors, pool maintenance, snow removal, etc. As on-property housing is provided, some caretaking (contractor coordination, cleaning of gutters, trash removal, etc) and security oversight are also position responsibilities.
At least 2 years horticultural education required with experience in estate garden management. Valid drivers license required.
Excellent compensation with health insurance, paid vacation, and housing.