Job and Career Opportunities at Tregothnan

Employee benefits

21 Days’ Holiday + Bank Holidays

(pro-rata for part-time)

Pension Scheme

Health Care Plan

Discount Scheme
(with high Street and online retailers)

Cycle to Work Scheme

Possibility to Rent Accommodation
(depending on role and availability of suitable property)

At Tregothnan we have a diverse range of job and career opportunities, including Maintenance, Joinery, Gardening, Forestry, Administration and Accounts. We aim to take on employees who can become ambassadors of the Estate and provide the excellent service we aim for. Any job roles advertised are for individuals who have a positive attitude and would like a challenging role where they can grow and develop alongside experienced teams.

If you have what it takes to contribute to a strong and vibrant team in any of the current opportunities listed below, then please submit your CV and a covering letter, outlining the skills and experience you can bring to the role, to lfitzgerald@tregothnan.co.uk

Current Opportunities

TEA GROWER / TEA KEEPER

Permanent, Full-time, 40 hrs pw, Mon-Fri

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Tea Grower/Tea Keeper, who will be responsible for planting, managing and cultivating tea plants on the Estate.

You will be part of the high-profile success of the first tea grown in England by growing and harvesting Europe’s largest tea garden, managing efficient and environmentally friendly production.

About You

You will need:

  • To be highly experienced in large scale growing horticulture/agriculture, preferably with knowledge of the Cornish climate and the impact this has; and have knowledge of best practice in agricultural and horticultural enterprises.
  • Expertise in plant care, soil science and shrub management, which could have been gained as a Nursery Manager or Assistant Nursery Manager.
  • To be very proficient in operating and maintaining machinery, e.g., tractor, brush cutter, etc.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills, professional attitude, polite and good levels of personal presentation.
  • Full UK driving licence and own transport, as we are in a rural location with no access to public transport.

To apply please email a covering letter and your CV to lfitzgerald@tregothnan.co.uk

BENCH JOINER

Permanent, full-time, 39 hrs pw, Mon-Thu 7.30am-4.00pm, Fri 7.30am-3.00pm

The Role

You will mainly be based in the well-equipped Joinery workshop, but will also carry out on-site fitting. The Joinery produced is to a very high standard, using quality timber, fittings and finishes. The role is responsible for all aspects of joinery for the Tregothnan Estate, but is mainly focused on making and fitting doors and windows.

Duties include:

  • Reading drawings
  • Producing workshop rods
  • Setting out own work and producing cutting lists.
  • Producing high quality work, with accuracy and economical use of materials.
  • Competently fit and adjust a range of ironmongery and fittings, different types of glazing and apply a range of brush finishes.

About You

You will need:

  • Joinery experience, specifically making doors and windows, preferably with an NVQ Level 3 in Bench Joinery, Carpentry and Joinery or equivalent.
  • To be competent in all aspects of Joinery.
  • To be highly skilled with hand tools.
  • To be competent in operating workshop machinery and power tools.
  • A positive attitude, a willingness to learn, to be a flexible team member and able to adapt to change.
  • A full UK driving licence and own transport, as we are in a rural location, with no access to public transport.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter to lfitzgerald@tregothnan.co.uk

WOODSPRSON

Permanent, full-time, 40 hrs pw, Mon-Fri, 7.45am-4.15pm

The Role

This is a great opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Woodsperson, who wants to reach their full potential, at a very exciting time in the history of woodland management of the Estate. The work is varied and covers all aspects of woodland operations from planting, maintenance and establishment, to thinning and small-scale harvesting, in predominantly broadleaf woodland.

About You

You will need:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in woodland management.
  • The ability to demonstrate a wide range of silvicultural (the growing and cultivation of trees) skills and knowledge.
  • A full UK driving licence and own transport, as we are in a rural location, with no access to public transport.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter to lfitzgerald@tregothnan.co.uk