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The K Club is a truly captivating leisure destination secreted away in lush Irish countryside – yet on Dublin’s doorstep – we are a unique resort with a history that spans hundreds of years. Across the 550 acres of our stunning resort we offer a tremendous variety of career opportunities. Adding to that exciting variety of opportunity – under new ownership – The K Club is currently being re-imagined, from the grandeur of our historic estate to the innovative offerings we're introducing, there has never been a more thrilling time to join our team. We are a certified Great Place to work by our very own employees!

Head Gardener

- Posted on: 09/05/2024 - $itemValue.title

A UNIQUE RESORT

The K Club is a truly captivating leisure destination secreted away in lush Irish countryside – yet on Dublin’s doorstep – we are a unique resort, a renowned place of celebration, with a spirited history that spans hundreds of years. Across the 550 acres of our stunning resort we offer a tremendous variety of career opportunities.

 

At The K Club, we encourage all of our team members when introducing their own ideas, insights and innovations to their respective roles; we want you to embrace the trailblazing spirit we are renowned for.

We also support our team members in pro-actively bringing our brand principles to life on a daily basis. If this sounds like a place where you could shine, we want to talk to you.

 

Here’s how you’ll bring the K Club’s trailblazing vision to life:  

  • Reporting to our Resort Gardener, you would manage the care & maintenance of all Estate Gardens, Greenhouse, Walled Garden, Straffan House, Resort & Golf Course Landscape areas
  • To ensure continuous maintenance and development of the gardens to the highest standards, with particular attention given to high-impact areas such as the entrance, avenue, clubhouses and hotel.
  • To establish and implement grounds and landscape developments.
  • To work with our Resort Gardener to design, cost, source and implementation of new projects and planting plans.
  • To ensure the walled garden is presented as far as possible to its original Victorian design.
  • To continue to improve the K Club’s maintenance goals, policies and procedures and ensure adherence of all relevant regulations, guidelines and standards for Estate Landscape upkeep.
  • To educate, guide and lead a team of gardeners to ensure all landscape operational duties are carried out to industry standards at all times.
  • To assist in Golf Course operational duties including maintenance works and weekend work, where necessary.

 

How we see you:

  • Have a recognised Horticultural Qualification to a minimum QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate or higher and at least 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Spraying Certificates
  • Have an excellent plant knowledge, knowing optimum growing conditions and pruning where necessary.
  • Will have the ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment
  • Will be flexible in their working hours when required 

 

What's on offer?

  • Ongoing investment in your personal development with access to internal and external training programmes
  • Fantastic opportunities to progress your career
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Online benefit tool profile with WrkIt
  • Monthly recognition programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Social events
  • Uniform
  •  Meals while on duty
  • Discounts on stays at the resort and on Food & Beverage for you and your family and friends
  • Life Assurance

 

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Data Retention

Please note that all applications and CV's submitted for a role at The K Club will be kept on file for a period of 12 months.

Should you not wish for your data to be held following the closure of the application process then we would ask that you please make note of this when submitting your application.

Kind regards,

The Human Resources Team

The K Club