Apprentice Gardener

  • Full Time
  • 2 years ago

Job Information

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    Category Trades and Services
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    Posted On Oct 8 ,2017

Job Description

Peninsula Hot Springs is a multi-award winning and iconic spa and tourism destination on the Mornington Peninsula. This fast-growing and exciting organisation is a leader in the spa, wellness and tourism industries.

As an Apprentice Gardener, you will assist the team to ensure our landscapes and gardens are well presented and maintained to a high standard.  Ideally, you will be already enrolled in a Certificate III in Horticulture (or similar) and have a passion for gardening and landscaping, along with an enthusiastic attitude and a strong work ethic.

During your apprenticeship with PHS you will gain practical experience in:

Bush work

  • Weeding and planting
  • Feral animal control work
  • Plant species recognition
  • Fauna camera monitoring


  • All aspects of both hard and soft landscaping including concrete, slate works, stone masonry and rendering pools, mulching, planting etc.


  • Propagation
  • Seed collection and processing
  • Nursery hygiene

Food Production

  • Vegetable, fruit and vineyard works

Conservation Horticulture

  • Maintenance of existing and new Indigenous gardens
  • Mowing
  • Pruning and weeding
  • Mulching and collection of material for floral arrangements

If you would like to be considered for this fantastic career opportunity in an expanding business, please apply via email at

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.