Windsor Castle advertise for a £19,500k gardener

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The Queen is hiring! Windsor Castle advertise for a £19,500-a-year gardener to help ‘shape the future of the gardens that thousands will admire’

The role, which is based at the Queen‘s residence, is described as helping to ‘shape the future of the gardens that thousands will admire’ and will ‘contribute to its unique history’.

The advert offers the individual the chance to ‘make their mark’ on the vast royal grounds, and states: ‘Joining the Gardens team, you’ll help ensure the grounds of Windsor Castle and the surrounding areas are maintained to the highest of standards’. 

The annual salary is £19,500, in return for a permanent role working Monday to Friday ‘with occasional weekends’.

The Royal family is hiring a gardener to join its Windsor Castle staff, a new advert on the Buckingham Palace website shows. (The Queen is seen at Ascot in October)

Describing working at the palace as offering a sense of  ‘pride in joining a team at the heart of a world famous institution’, it goes on to say that working for the Royal Household is ‘exceptional’.

It states: ‘The Gardens team at The Royal Household maintain and care for gardens that are seen by thousands of visitors and guests every year. 

‘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.

‘And in conserving the garden’s rich biodiversity, you’ll contribute to its unique history whilst learning from expert colleagues.’

A royal insider who hired staff for the Duke of York, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie previously revealed his top tips for getting hired at Buckingham Palace to FEMAIL.

Describing working at the palace as offering a sense of 'pride in joining a team at the heart of a world famous institution', it goes on to say that working for the Royal Household is 'exceptional'

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