Horticulture/Landscape Operative Apprentice

  • Company: Hips & Haws Gardening
  • Location: Crowhurst, St Leonards on Sea TN38 8EB
  • Salary: £3.50/h initially
  • Contact Email: ian.donovan11@gmail.com

Description

Person wanted to work alongside myself and my previous apprentice in three large country gardens situated in East Sussex and Kent. Applicant must have a keen interest in horticulture and be willing to commit to hard physical work in all weathers starting early in the morning all year round and regularly working late in the spring through to autumn as and when required.

Applicant must be able to think on their feet and will be trained to be competent in the following tasks; mowing, strimming and brush cutting, hedge cutting, border maintenance, planting and establishment of a wide range of plant stock, plant identification, pest and disease identification, orchard maintenance, wildflower meadow maintenance, some vegetable gardening and glasshouse work, pruning and training, water feature maintenance and garden waste management

Four days a week. Generally 8 hours a day in the winter but occasional overtime up until 7pm at the latest during the growing season. 

Apply through the National Apprenticeship Service (www.apprenticeships.org.uk) or email me.