Apprentice Landscape Operative - Fowler's Gardens Ltd - REF: APP06

Company overview

"Fowler’s Gardens Limited/Fowler Landscapes are a fast growing Landscape construction company. We are a close knit team, highly motivated in creating high quality landscape renovations and construction projects. This exciting opportunity will enable the candidate to complete a Level 2 Apprenticeship Landscape Operative supported by a friendly and helpful assessor. On the job training will be provided by qualified staff across a number of project sites. Off the job training is provided in our Kirkby based headquarters.  As a company we encourage and support learning and encourage a hands on approach on working projects."

Key Responsibilities for the Role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Landscape Operative.
  • Arrive on site at specified time agreed with manager
  • Wear uniform (provided t-shirts) and arrive with good attitude ready for the day
  • No phones on site (breaks and lunchtime only)
  • Maintain professional manner when on site (no bad language)
  • Respect tools
  • Meet with the team/agree with manager to be given objective for the day
  • Remember that we are working to deadlines, working outdoors in all weathers
  • Complete manual work in a fast paced environment
  • Excavation digging out of gardens and moving waste with wheelbarrows
  • Load and unload materials, tools and equipment
  • Make wet cement mixes
  • Fit sleeper stakes and sleepers
  • Preparation of ground using Wacker plate
  • Lay turf
  • Learn to lay different types of paving with direction from Manager

Key skills to be successful in your application are :

  • Qualifications required/predicted None-a keep manual worker is desired, be able to work on your feet completing manual duties 5 days per week
  • Be able to use initiative, there are many tasks on a work site, there is always something to be done.
  • Cleanliness-a clean and tidy site will be your responsibility on a daily basis
  • Good time keeping
  • Requirement to work at least one Saturday per month
  • Keep up with the fast pace of the team to meet the objective of the day

Location: Kirkby Industrial Estate                                         
Contracted hours: 35 hours per week            
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum wage for age
Closing Date: 15 July 2022 

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