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Horticultural Apprentice

Posted 1 month ago

41.5 hours per week mid-March to mid-September & 32.5 hours per week mid-September to mid-March

Year 1 – £6.45 per hour

Year 2 – £9.30 per hour (Real Living Wage current rate)

We are looking for a Horticultural Apprentice to join our nationally award-winning parks & open spaces team to assist in the development and maintenance of high quality and sustainable parks & open spaces which are safe, enjoyable, and accessible to all.

The post holder will attain horticultural knowledge and experience within the area of parks and open spaces for Weymouth Town Council, and will assist with the maintenance and upkeep of Radipole Park & Gardens.

The duration of the apprenticeship will be a maximum of 2 years. During this period, the apprentice will undertake training at Kingston Maurward College towards a Horticultural and Landscape Operative standard qualification awarded by The Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IfATE).

Please see the below job description and person specification for more information.

To apply for this role, please complete the below application form and email it to office@weymouthtowncouncil.gov.uk by 9am on Friday 18th September. CVs will not be accepted.

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