Temporary Gardener (Seasonal Contract) - Principal Hotel Company

De Vere Wotton House

De Vere Wotton House is a prestigious country house hotel set in 13 acres of listed gardens providing a first class setting for leisure breaks, conferences, training, weddings and events. There is a chic restaurant and a bar, as well as excellent onsite leisure facilities including a gym, an indoor pool and a tennis court in the gardens. This leading venue in Surrey is just 10 minutes from junction 9 of the M25 and close to Gatwick airport.

This hotel has recently undergone an impressive refurbishment and the result is a refreshing modern interior style that perfectly complements the property’s heritage making this the perfect time to join our team!

Temporary Gardener (Seasonal Contract)

What is the main purpose of the role?

This is a stunning venue in an exceptional setting and the role will involve maintaining and managing the gardens to the highest standards.

This is a temporary Full Time (40 hours per week) role for the months May through to September.

You will be passionate about delivering the best experience for our visitors and guests. Here at De Vere, we are investing in our special places and you will be part of a small team in the pursuit of elegant and innovative gardens and green spaces as part of the larger estate.

Your duties will include lawn care, hedge-cutting, pruning, weeding, planting and all associated garden tasks under the direction of the Head Gardener.

The Ideal Candidate

This is a post with a wide and varied range of outdoor duties. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and as part of the wider hotel team, in the day to day maintenance and development of the gardens and grounds.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage. It would be beneficial if you also had an interest/experience in historic gardens.

You'll be positive and flexible with a can-do attitude.


  • A competitive salary
  • 28 holiday each year (pro rata), including bank holidays (this increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days)
  • Hotel based incentive and recognition schemes
  • Excellent training and development opportunities within the hotel, the Company and our online e-learning portal
  • Financial rewards for delivering sensational service
  • Free meals on duty

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