Apprentice - Horticulture

A full-funded Apprenticeship with paid time away from work to attend TAFE, A genuine learning experience with professional people committed to teaching, A beautiful working environment.

Native Grace is a nursery and landscape design business located in Robertson, New South Wales. We design and install beautiful native gardens and landscapes throughout the Southern Highlands and South Coast regions. We are about the open our new boutique nursery selling a wide range of Australian natives, bush tucker and other edible plants.

We are offering an opportunity to join our dynamic team as an Apprentice in Horticulture. If you live and breathe the outdoors, love native plants and want to earn a wage whilst gaining a professional trade qualification, we want to hear from you.

Our Apprentices receive training and professional development in all aspects of nursery and landscape work including:

  • Growing, potting & irrigating plants
  • Identifying plants & learning their names
  • Controlling weeds & pests 
  • Planting, fertilising and pruning
  • Caring for gardens & landscapes
  • Maintaining a nursery environment 
  • Using specialist tools & equipment

Native Grace aspires to be an employer of choice and offers a great working environment and fully supportive professional team. This is full-time role that includes your TAFE education within the apprenticeship. You will need a driving license as there is limited public transport nearby. As we will be open seven days per week, some weekend working will be required. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage both school leavers and change of career candidates to apply. 

We are offering:

  • A full-funded Apprenticeship in Horticulture with paid time away from work to attend TAFE
  • Full-time work (38 hours per week)
  • An opportunity to develop expert knowledge of the beauty & benefits of native plants
  • A genuine learning experience alongside professional people committed to teaching 
  • A beautiful working environment
  • Nursery Award 2020 rates of pay

 Essential requirements for the role:

  1. Enthusiasm for plants & the outdoors
  2. Appetite for learning
  3. Loyalty & commitment 
  4. Punctuality & reliability
  5. Valid driver's licence
  6. The right to live & work in Australia

On the basis of your letter and resume, potentially suitable candidates will be contacted directly for interview. Deadline for applications: Friday 23 October 2020.

12/10/2020 $0 Tumut, Southern Highlands & Snowy 1 Trades & Services
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