It’s caring for the gardens that thousands will admire
It’s taking every opportunity to make your mark. And it’s the pride in joining a team at the heart of a world famous institution. This is what makes working for the Royal Household exceptional.
The Gardens team at The Royal Household maintain and care for gardens that are seen by thousands of visitors and guests every year.
Joining the Gardens team, you'll help ensure the grounds of Windsor Castle and the surrounding areas are maintained to the highest of standards.
From regular mowing, edging and renovation, you’ll have a passion for lawn care. You will also maintain shrub, herbaceous and rose borders whilst monitoring and nurturing the health of plants, and young trees.
Helping to shape the future of the gardens, you'll plant new shrubbery, bulbs and seasonal flower displays, ensuring that they continue to provide a spectacular setting for a historic building.
And in conserving the garden’s rich biodiversity, you’ll contribute to its unique history whilst learning from expert colleagues.
With a passion for horticulture, along with relevant experience and a good working knowledge of plants and turf care, you're exactly who we're looking for.
A minimum qualification of Horticulture NVQ 2 (or similar) and a full UK driving license will be essential, as will experience operating a wide range of garden machinery.
We’re a busy team, so self-discipline and time management skills are vital. Working closely with colleagues will be important to you, and you'll have the skills to communicate with a range of people.
With initiative and a confident approach, you'll also be keen to research and explore new ideas for developing the gardens and grounds.
And overall, in all that you do, you'll take great pride in your work and will be motivated to present gardens to exceptional standards.