First Gardener (Pitmedden)

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £24,667

Location: Pitmedden


Pitmedden Garden and Museum of Farming Life are a vibrant and exciting garden to work within. Its long and varied history underpins the whole estate and its management with the gardens forming the major part of the overall visitor experience. The gardens are always evolving within its historical framework both as a formal layout and as a living work of art. We are seeking a suitably skilled and motivated individual to join us to continue its reputation and extend its interest to all visitors.

The job of First Gardener exists to support the Head Gardener (Pitmedden) in ensuring that the garden and policies of Pitmedden are managed, maintained and developed as an internationally-recognised garden of outstanding horticultural importance; contributing to the property’s overall conservation and development, and its enjoyment by visitors and supporters.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 30th April 2021.

Application Deadline: Friday 21/05/2021