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Job Title : Grounds Maintenance Operative Apprentice
Employer : M J Granger Grounds Maintenance
Location : Shillington, Bedfordshire, SG5 3LJ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Horticulture - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11338
Vacancy Short Description : Apprentice Grounds Maintenance Operative. You will work with a senior member of staff, carrying out clients site maintenance, including litter picking, grass cutting, hedge cutting.

 

Qualifications Required : A*-D / 3-9 GCSE Maths and English or a Level 1 equivalent
No experience needed as training will be provided.
Vacancy Full Description : Apprentice Grounds Maintenance Operative. You will work with a senior member of staff, carrying out clients site maintenance, including litter picking, grass cutting, hedge cutting.

We are looking for someone who has a love of working outside and who would like to work in horticulture and doesn't mind varied work, such as grass cutting, shrubs, hedge cutting, helping with tree works, rubbish collection etc.

To carry out such other duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility. To ensure that all work carries out is in accordance with the requirement of the Health & Safety at Work Act.
One day a week off site training will be provided.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40hrs pw Mon-Fri 7:30am v- 4:45pm
Salary : £160.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 29/04/2018
Possible Start Date : 14/05/2018
Personal Qualities : For this role you must be friendly, with an outgoing personality and a good time keeper!
Show enthusiasm for working outdoors.
Must be hard working and have an interest in horticulture.
Skills Required : Must have a hands on approach.
Good time keeper
Like working outside in all weathers
Future Prospects : Opportunity to grow within the company to get your own sites to look after
Training to be Provided : You will gain the following qualifications:
Work-Based Horticulture City & Guilds/NPTC Level 2 Diploma
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Things to consider : You will be expected to work in all weathers.
You will need to have a driving license or able to get to our village location.
No experience needed as training will be provided.
**** INTERVIEWS TO BE HELD AT : The Wood, next to number 31 Bury Road, Shillington, Hitchin, Herts. SG5 3NY. It is a little turn on just after no. 31 on Bury Road, go over a bridge and follow track up to the end past the horse fields, you will come to a gated yard with a large black barn. The office is the brick building.**
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