Apprentice Landscape Operative

West Lindsey Landscapes Ltd, Newton On Trent, Lincoln

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Added: 26th August 2020

Closing Date: 30th May 2021

The Role

Duties include:

  • Undertake instructions from site supervisor
  • Safely use specialist tools
  • Prepare ground for seeding, planting and turfing
  • Safely use power hand tools (auger, strimmer and mowers) to carry out soft landscaping and maintenance works
  • Abiding to Health and Safety procedures
  • Carry out soft landscaping works: seeding, planting, mulching and turfing

Desired Skills

Desired skills

  • Literacy Skills
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Team Working
  • The successful candidate will need to have the ability to work independently without the need for close supervision
  • We are looking for someone who is a good communicator
  • You will be required to work to deadlines, with good time management
  • The successful candidate will be organised and have a good attention to detail

Personal Qualities

  • Willingness to learn and develop consciousness
  • Must have an interest in horticulture
  • Candidate must be enthusiastic
  • Candidate must be punctual and reliable
  • The vacancy is based in a large, lively team and therefore the candidate must work well in team situations as well as work using their own initiative
  • The candidate must be dedicated to completing the apprenticeship qualifications
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a flexible approach to work in a busy office environment
  • A hard working individual who has a proactive approach to their work, with good attention to detail
  • Must have a methodical approach to new tasks and problems
  • A helpful and friendly approach is essential

Desired Qualifications

  • No experience or qualifications required as full training will be given
  • GCSEs (or equivalent) in maths and English would be beneficial

How to apply

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