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LANDSCAPING OPERATIVE APPRENTICE

Location

Contract Type

Salary

An opportunity has arisen to join our exciting and dynamic team as a Landscaping Operative Apprentice, based in Loughborough.

Loughborough

Permanent

£160 per week 

Working for the landscaping team, the duties will include carrying out grounds maintenance activities within our environmental services division. The apprentice will assist with the day-to-day operations of effective delivery of the services to the required standards. The position will involve the use of associated grounds maintenance equipment and materials. Training will be provided throughout the apprenticeship, working towards accredited qualifications.



THE ROLE

 

  • Grass cutting/Shrub and hedge cutting works

  • Edging and shrub bed maintenance

  • Weeding/Sweeping

  • Litter Picking/Leaf collection

  • Chemical Application

  • Safely use grounds maintenance equipment including hand tools, strimmers, hedge-cutters, pedestrian and ride on mowers, and any other machinery required

  • Carry out maintenance to grounds maintenance equipment

  • Compliance with all relevant legislation

  • Maintain and prepare sports pitches, i.e. grass cutting, line marking and erecting sports equipment

  • Horticultural operations such as planting, pruning, and maintenance of trees and shrubs

  • Excellent customer relations 

 

 

SKILLS

 

  • Ability to carry out physical tasks within Health and Safety guidelines

  • Able to work effectively within a team

  • Able to deliver great customer service

  • Their GCSE Maths and English grades A - E or equivalent


 

WORKING HOURS

Standard hours of work Monday to Friday


 

PAY RATES

Pay rates of £160 per week

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Training, induction, PPE, and uniform will be provided.