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Aunt Ann’s In-House Staffing’s Client
Healdsburg CA
Job Type:
Full Time
Category: Estate Staff
Position: Seeking Experienced Gardener/Caretaker/Groundskeeper for Property in Healdsburg
Schedule: 32 hours / week
Salary Amount or Range: DOE. will offer up to $50 an hour
Children: n/a
Pets: n/a
Bay Area Region: Wine Country


Seeking an experienced gardener, caretaker and landscape maintenance/groundskeeper for large, private residential property in Healdsburg. This is a 32-hour per week part time position with the possibility of increasing to a full time 40 hour per week position. The primary responsibility is the meticulous appearance of the estate gardens and grounds. The Gardener of an estate will have in-depth knowledge of horticulture and landscaping.

Experience Requirements

– 2 years minimum experience working in a private home with verifiable references

Educational Requirements

• Must speak, read and write English
• Horticulture degree or equivalent experience/knowledge preferred
• Demonstrated track record of reliability and dependability
• Strong prior professional references
• Must live within 15-25 miles of property


• Must have ability to lift weight up to 50 pounds
• Must be technology savvy, able to communicate regularly via email and text


• Landscaping for 3 of the 14 acres
• Daily management and upkeep and care of lawns, planting beds and gardens
• Maintaining and developing the garden
• Planting new trees, flowers and various plants seasonally as required
• Replacement of any plants and flowers
• Regular checking and testing of irrigation emitters, control systems and valve stations
• Mowing and edging of the lawn
• Pruning shrubs, trees and removing dead growth off all plants
• Create, plant and maintain a herb garden for the kitchen
• Create a greenhouse and grow varieties of plants and flowers for the estate
• Maintaining the cleanliness of the gardens and beds, removing debris
• Irrigation/Sprinkler Installation & Repairs as required
• Grass fertilization & Weed control
• Hillside Trimming & roadside cleanup
• Set out garbage cans weekly and remove the following day after garbage pickup
• Fertilizing plants and watering them at the correct times
• Weekly flushing and cleaning of water filtration system
• Daily inspection of irrigation pumps and control systems
• Ensure all equipment is in working order and purchasing tools and supplies as needed
• Daily property cleaning and maintenance
• Blow debris off patios and walkways as needed
• Apply bug and pest treatments as needed
• Daily pool and pool cover checks
• Weekly pool chemical testing and cleaning
• Supervise outside contractors and maintenance workers
• Performs other duties as assigned by family members or Estate Manager


– Tech savvy
– Horticultural experience
– Organized
– Excellent communication skills

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