Horticulture/Landscape Operative Apprentice
- Company: Hips and Haws Gardening
- Location: St Leonards on Sea
- Salary: £3.70 /hour rising with experience
- Contact Email: email@example.com
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
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.
Wednesdays at college, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and
Friday at work.
8am – 4pm winter hours/8am - until required from spring to
autumn, 7pm being the absolute latest finish.
We work a minimum of eight hours a day. Hours fluctuate from
late winter until late autumn, although they should now stabilise
in light of the team becoming 3-strong.
Good communication skills, punctuality, commitment, ability to
think on their feet, good practical ability, willingness to work in
all weathers and all year round. (It may come as a shock to rise
in the dark and leave a garden in the dark in the winter!),
willingness to contribute readily to an organised and friendly
Please send CV and cover letter to:
St Leonards on Sea