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Horticulture and Landscape Operative – Burnley College

09/07/2021

Horticulture and Landscape Operative – Burnley College

SectorHorticulture

Level2

LocationBurnley

Hours37.5

WageWeekly wage £225.00

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About this vacancy

Burnley College are looking to recruit an apprentice horticulture and landscape operative to join the team.

Desired skills

  • Eager to undertake practical work
  • Good level of physical fitness (to undertake activities)
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation, prioritisation of workload

 

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Eager to learn
  • Punctual
  • Creative
  • Take pride in work

 

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths and English Grade 4 (C) or above,

or

Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English

SectorHorticulture

Level2

LocationBurnley

Hours37.5

WageWeekly wage £225.00

Duties/main responsibilties include:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Upkeep of flower and shrub beds and maintaining to a high standard
  • Assisting team with grass cutting, hedge cutting and pruning of trees
  • Maintaining a safe amd tidy environment in the Polytunnel facility attending to plants etc. within there
  • Undertake weeding and improvements to general appearance of grounds and hard surface areas (paths, car parks etc)
  • Watering of all planters and flower beds
  • Litter picking in and around hedges, shrubs, flower beds to maintain and clean and tidy appearance
  • Planting of new flower beds and planters/pots
  • Winter duties including snow clearance and gritting around all premises
  • Keeping all equipment and tools in a clean, safe and usable manner

Working week

  • Monday to Friday 08:40-17:00 16:30 finish on Fridays

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Or call us on 01282 733005

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