Archived on 6/5/2022

Job opportunity at the Horniman: Gardens Keeper

3 Mar '22

We’re looking for a Gardens Keeper who will help give a warm welcome to our visitors, provide information about activities and events taking place in the Gardens and the Museum and contribute to the general maintenance, security and safety by carrying out patrols and attendance duties.

You’ll be able to carry out routine grounds maintenance including refuse collection and recycling as well as some horticultural duties, including driving gardens utility vehicles, strimming and hedge cutting along with the use of a ride-on Mower. You’ll have practical experience of moving and setting up equipment and be able to supervise delivery traffic.

Previous experience of working with the public would be ideal, together with the ability to encourage public compliance with our by-laws. You should be able to follow and promote safe systems of work under Health and Safety guidelines.

The salary is £20,188 per annum for 35 hours (5 days) per week, on a rota. Start and finish times will be seasonally adjusted to follow the opening times of the Gardens.

Please go to our website ( ) for the full job description and share with anyone you know who might be suitable for the role.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 28 March 2022.

The Horniman is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.