Title: Head Landscape Gardener for Lerab Ling
Entity: Lerab Ling Congregation
Status: To be discussed 
Location: On site in Lerab Ling
Under the responsibility of: Lerab Ling Site Manager
Start date: Immediately
Duration: To be discussed

Lerab Ling is a Tibetan Buddhist retreat centre in France that holds a year-round programme of events, courses, and retreats. Located in the lush green environment of the Natural Regional Park of the Haut-Languedoc, Lerab Ling preserves a beautiful natural and calm environment that is beneficial for developing inner tranquillity. 
Lerab Ling is home to:

  • a traditional temple surrounded by gardens which makes it a popular tourist attraction in the region and
  • an international community of monastic and lay Buddhist practitioners


As Head Landscape Gardener, you are required to deliver high quality garden/grounds landscaping and maintenance. The following is typical of the duties you will be expected to perform:

  • Maintaining the gardens
  • Hard and soft landscaping
  • Mowing, trimming hedges, border and flower bed management
  • Leaf/rubbish clearing, turfing, planting
  • Assisting with ground work in relation to tree operations
  • Knowledge of fencing, decking, slab laying, walling, wood working
  • Operating machinery – mini-tractor, universal excavator for mini-tractor, lawn mowers, brush cutters, chainsaws, high pressure washer and other landscaping and maintenance machinery and tools
  • Maintaining tools and machinery
  • Ensuring that all work is carried out in a safe and conscientious manner.
  • Propose and plan a seasonal layout with sketches etc. and budget,

It will be a plus if you already have:

  • Managed a supply purchase budget (flowers, plants, tools, etc.),
  • Managed a small team of volunteers for simple garden work,
  • Possessed a CACES R482-cat A for driving a micro-tractor,
  • Authorization to use a universal excavator for a micro-tractor.


French/English speaker is prefered. But all applications will be considered.


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Lerab Ling, L'Engayresque, 34650 Roqueredonde, France
Telephone: +33 (0)4 67 88 46 00
GPS: 43.800248,3.237998

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Lerab Ling
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Email – lerab.ling@rigpa.org
Telephone  +33 (0) 467 88 46 00
Website – www.lerabling.org

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Lerab Ling, under the patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is one of the main centres preserving the authentic study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism. Founded in 1991...

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