• Are you an enthusiastic, organised and skilled horticulturalist?
  • Do you have excellent people skills and thrive on a challenge?
  • Then this might just be the job for you!

We are looking for a Gardener / Groundsperson to join a small team, reporting to the park supervisor, maintaining the park on a day-to-day basis. Ideally you should have previous Parks / Countryside Management / Sportsturf experience and worked in a similar role.

Salary range: £18,000 – £22,000

This is a full time post (37 hours a week.)

Benefits: 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays and 7% employer pension contribution.

For further details and an application form please click on the links below.

Gardener-Groundsperson – Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form – pdf version

Application-Form – Word version

Alternatively submit your CV, together with a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this job and what skills and experience you can bring.

Additionally, to ensure compliance with GDPR, please also complete and return the privacy statement acknowledgement form (links below) to demonstrate that you have been advised of the process and your rights.

Privacy Statement Acknowledgement – pdf version

Privacy Statement Acknowledgement – Word version

Please email completed forms to

Closing date for applications:  23 March 2020

Interviews will take place:  late March 2020

If you have any queries, please email us at or phone 01727 847242


We are always keen to welcome new volunteers to help in maintaining the park both individuals and corporate. More information is available by clicking on the following link Volunteering


Currently we do not have any vacancies, however the Trust is always keen to receive expressions of interest for future reference.

The Trust can appoint up to 13 trustees including representatives from both St Albans District Council and Colney Heath Parish Council.

The board meets regularly throughout the year and trustees often get involved in the events we run.

Our trustees need to be someone who is local with an interest in the park and we would be particularly interested in someone with legal expertise.
For more information on the role of a trustee please click here

If you are interested in submitting an expression of interest please send a letter and CV to us at the Highfield Park Visitor Centre or email