Grounds and Gardens Apprentice

Dover College

Dover, Kent - Show Location

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Dover College is looking for an enthusiastic individual who will be able to handle the day-to-day tasks necessary to keep the College grounds and gardens looking their best. This sort of work requires the successful candidate to have a strong sense of attention to detail, enthusiasm, energy and can do attitude.

The apprenticeship involves on-the-job work based learning at Dover college with study days at Plumpton College for a NVQ level 2 in Horticulture.

The ideal person will have initiative and will be willing to collaborate with the ability to work within a team. They will also have a professional appearance and attitude. Duties will include both mechanical and manual operations and will cover the broad spectrum of gardens and grounds maintenance including edging, grass cutting, weeding, planting of trees/shrubs and seasonal bedding, pruning, small tree works, leaf clearance, watering, seasonal lawn maintenance, beds and borders maintenance and keeping paths clear. Grounds duties of grass and artificial sports pitch maintenance including cricket table preparation, marking out and erection and dismantling of sports equipment for a wide variety of sports.

Darren Pallett

22 hours ago


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