Horticulture Apprenticeship 1st – 3rd year

Location: Essendon

Job posted: March 12, 2020

Closing date: April 9, 2020

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Horticulture Apprenticeship 1st – 3rd year

Skillinvest are seeking applicants for an Essendon location. We are looking for people to begin or continue their apprenticeship in horticulture at a prominent secondary school. The successful candidate will work full time whilst completing a nationally recognised qualification.

Required attributes/skills/experience

  • Drivers Licence preferred.
  • Pre-Apprenticeship course in horticulture.
  • Enthusiastic Attitude.
  • Ability to undertake physical work.
  • Strong commitment.
  • Willing to undertake a working with children's check.
  • Willing to undertake a criminal history check.

About the Role:
As a first year Apprentice, you will form part of our maintenance team to maintain our school grounds with a qualified horticulturalist.

  • Maintaining school grounds.
  • Ground maintenance including; mowing, pruning, edging, weeding, leaf, and rubbish removal.
  • Use of hand tools; backpack blowers, hedgers, brush cutters, push and ride on mowers.
  • Treatment of weeds, pests, and diseases.
  • Planting trees and shrubs.
  • Turf laying.

We offer you:

  • Tool Allowance per the award
  • We provide your Safety Equipment
  • We supply your Uniforms
  • We ensure you get the right pay

This Apprenticeship will allow you to gain a Certificate III in Horticulture. This is a nationally recognised qualification and is an entry level position suitable for candidates who have not yet completed a Certificate III qualification or higher.

All wages are paid as per the relevant Award.

For more information please contact Tyson Sinclair on 1300 135 008.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to metrorecruitment@skillinvest.com.au

TO APPLY: Written applications including a resume and cover letter to be submitted by clicking apply now.

Skillinvest is an equal opportunity employer

Job Reference: 200000209_1583967160

Consultant Email: metrorecruitment@skillinvest.com.au

Job Types: Permanent

Job Locations: Essendon

Job Industries: Trade and Services

Job Skills: apprenticeship, horticulture, gardening, landscaping

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