Gardener / Groundsperson

Salary range: £18,000 – £22,000

Are you an enthusiastic, organised and skilled horticulturalist? Do you have excellent people skills, love working outdoors and are passionate about making and keeping our park a great place to visit?

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. The job description can be found below.

This is a full time post (37 hours a week.) Benefits include 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays and 7% employer pension contribution.

Closing date for applications:  27 August 2019

Interviews will take place:  Early September 2019

Please complete an application form or submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this job and what skills and experience you can bring.

The Trust Privacy statement can be viewed here. To ensure compliance with GDPR, please also complete and return the privacy statement acknowledgement form to demonstrate that you have been advised of the process and your rights.

Please click on the links for Job Description, Application form, Privacy statement acknowledgement form

Please email the completed application form and privacy statement acknowledgement form to

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


The Trust can appoint up to 13 trustees including representatives from both St Albans District Council and Colney Heath Parish Council. We currently have a vacancy for one trustee.

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

We are looking for someone who is local with an interest in the park and 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 please send a letter and CV to us at the Highfield Park Visitor Centre or email