The Queen is looking for a 18,000-a-year gardener and you get to live at Buckingham Palace


FANCY getting paid to prune the Queens bushes?

The Royal Household has announced they are on the lookout for a gardener for Her Majesty – and you get to live at Buckingham Palace.

The Queen is hunting for a senior gardener to look after the gardens at Buckingham Palace

The advert, which is full time and for five days a week, says: Joining this small team of qualified gardeners, you’ll help ensure the Royal Gardens and surrounding areas of Buckingham Palace and St. Jamess Palace are maintained to a high standard.

From regular mowing and edging, to raking and re-seeding, youll also maintain the 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.

The salary for the role is 18,100 per year depending on experience, and youll also get a pension scheme and benefits. 

The green-fingered candidate will help to shape the future of the royal gardens

And for those hoping to catch a glimpse of the Queen, 93, you might be in luck.

The role is a live-in position (for which there is a salary adjustment) with meals provided. 

So what do you need to sign up to make the palace gardens beautiful?

The role has been advertised on the Royal Household’s site

The salary for the role is 18,100 per year depending on experience, and youll also get a pension scheme and benefits

Hopefuls will need a passion for horticulture, along with relevant experience and a good working knowledge of plants and turf care.

Youll also have a minimum qualification of Horticulture NVQ 2 (or similar)  and you will need to have used a wide range of garden machinery before. 

You should also have a clean UK driving license as you may be required to drive a lorry as part of the role. 

Think you have what it takes? You have until January 28, 2020 to get your application in.

We shared how the Queen is looking for someone to man her Instagram and Twitter pages and youll get paid 1k a WEEK.

We also revealed Her Majesty was hunting for kitchen staff and also someone to care for her horses.


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