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Summer Gardener Full-Time Seasonal

posted May 24, 2019

Hilton Puckrup Hall, Tewkesbury
Tewkesbury, England, United Kingdom
664135 l

About This Job


The Hilton Puckrup Hall Hotel & Golf Club, Tewkesbury is seeking a creative, self-motivated individual with an attention to detail to bring their own style and ideas to the grounds of the hotel in order to deliver an excellent guest and member experience. Horticultural experience/qualification is preferred.

This is a fixed term contract from 01 May 19 – 31 Aug 19 or 01 Jun 19 – 30 Sept 19.

Interviews will be held from 15th to 17th of April.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand?

One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travellers a world of authentic experiences. The brand continues to be the innovative, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality. With products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travellers, we shape experiences in which every Guest feels cared for, valued, and respected. If you understand the importance of upholding a brand’s reputation and value the effort it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Hilton Hotels & Resorts where we promise an exceptional Guest experience every time.

What will I be doing?

As a Gardener, you are responsible for planting, clearing, and mowing the property to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Gardener would also be required to ensure the flowers beds, borders, trees, and hedges are kept to the required standard in line with the visions of the Head Green keeper. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Ensure lawn is well kept and mowed regularly
  • Soil Cultivation, digging and forking, mulching, watering, raking,edging,pruning of shrubs,seed sowing
  • The use and maintenance of hand tools and basic light machinery.
  • The use of cylinder and rotary mowers, strimmers, leaf blowers and hedge cutters
  • Plant and transplant flowers, shrubs and trees.
  • Prune trees and hedges in ways that help the plants health, are safe and aesthetically pleasing.
  • To keep all garden areas, public areas, thoroughfares, car parks and footpaths clear and free from litter and any other debris at all times.
  • Maintain the health of summer hanging baskets through regular watering and dead heading.
  • To assist with general green keeping duties on the golf course when necessary
  • To be aware of Health and Safety requirements noting that all duties must be carried out to comply with current Health and Safety at Work legislation.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned


What are we looking for?

A Gardener serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on their own
  • Qualification in a suitable field
  • Previous experience in a similar role

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!



About This Employer

Hilton Puckrup Hall, Tewkesbury

Puckrup Lane
Tewkesbury, England GL20 6EL
United Kingdom


112 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Our Hilton Puckrup Hall, Tewkesbury hotel, on the edge of the Cotswolds, is set on 140 acres of private grounds and features Schmoo Skincare Spa, an indoor pool, whirlpool and the LivingWell health club. Coopers Restaurant features traditional English and international cuisine with golf course and countryside views. Sip an after-dinner drink at Coopers Bar or outside on the golf course terrace.

Host your wedding or special event in the heart of the Cotswolds at our stunning location with plenty of flexible space, bespoke service and wedding packages to fit any size, budget or style.

  • Set on the edge of the Cotswolds amid 140 acres of private grounds
  • Championship 18-hole golf course, Spa, fitness center & indoor pool
  • Coopers Restaurant, renovation completed Nov 2017
  • Ample space for outdoor team building activities
  • Beautiful wedding venue, licensed for civil ceremonies
  • 15 flexible meeting rooms for up to 200 delegates