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

Landscaping

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

Nursery

  • 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 employment@peninsulahotsprings.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.