Current Vacancies

At the Irish National Stud & Gardens we are always looking for enthusiastic team members to add to our dynamic work environment. Benefits of working at the Irish National Stud & Gardens include competitive wages, daytime working hours, uniform supplied, ongoing training and support and employee discounts in the retail and restaurant. Opportunities for career development and staff social events are also available. The Irish National Stud are currently seeking to appoint the following positions:

Gardening/Grounds Supervisor

We currently have a vacancy for a Gardening/Grounds Supervisor. This is a permanent full- time position, reporting to the Estate Manager. The successful candidate will be energetic with a genuine desire to maintain the high standards our visitors and clients enjoy every year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and oversee the management and maintenance of the prestigious Japanese Gardens, St. Fiachra‚Äôs Gardens, the surrounding landscapes and outer farms.
  • Manage a skilled team of gardeners, providing leadership, guidance and hands- on support in all day to day operations.
  • Ensure strict compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and team management skills, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders promoting our commitment to biodiversity and sustainable gardening practices.
  • Set and follow up on a grounds maintenance schedule.
  • Be available to support other Tourism activities, including giving presentations and related talks.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the Irish National Stud Management team.


  • A minimum of a level 7 Horticultural Qualification or equivalent.
  • Have at least 5 years supervisory experience.
  • Excellent communication and planning skills, with the ability to adapt to new projects as needed.
  • Be available to respond to the needs of the business which may include working outside normal hours, including weekends.


Those interested should forward their CV to Orla Hennelly HR Manager at [email protected] before Tuesday 23rd April 2024

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