Apprentice Gardener - M J Landscapes


M J Landscapes



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M J Landscapes

Job Description:

Summer Duties

  • Grass cutting
  • Hedge cutting
  • Strimming
  • General tiding of gardens cutting back including litter picking
  • General labouring

In summer we do a week of mainly grass cutting, then a week of maintenance visits hedge cutting, landscape jobs, etc.

Winter Duties

  • In winter we offer snow ploughing/gritting service
  • We offer handyman services
  • Machine maintenance, painting and servicing
  • General labouring

Weekly Wage:
£144 Per Week
Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time:
Full time, hours to be confirmed at the interview
Number of vacancies and Closing Date:
1 Vacancy, Closing Date is 14th November 2022
Duration – Perm / temp:
24 months
Qualifications and Level of Education required for role:
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+, A-D or Level 1 Equivalent) and GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3+, A-D or Level 1 Equivalent) desirable
Driving Licence Required? (Yes/No):
To ask at the interview
Essential and desirable skills:

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Physical fitness

Training provided:
Level 2 Horticulture or Landscape Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes Functional Skills in Maths and English if required. Emergency first aid: Level 3 award in emergency first aid at work. Pesticides: Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance OR Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides. Training by day release at Shipley College with onsite assessment.

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