1st Year Apprentice Retail Nursery Worker


Warriewood, NSW

Posted 1/14/2021

Our client is a Major Retail Nursery and is located all around Sydney Metro, they specialise in all types of plants & vegetables, fertilisers, pest control, irrigation systems, retaining walls, pavers, mulch, soils and outdoor furniture. This particular position is located in Terrey Hills.

The Role
You will be working Monday to Friday 8am to 4:00pm depending on the season.
As an apprentice horticulturist you will be required to complete a Certificate III in Horticulture –Retail Nursery AHC31216 and attend TAFE.
Your roles and responsibilities may include but not limited to:
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
  • Maintain nursery plants
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Identify plant specimens
  • Receive and dispatch nursery products
  • Implement a pruning program
  • Install irrigation systems
  • Operate machinery and equipment
  • Provide information on plants and their culture

What are we looking for?
The person we're looking for is enthusiastic, hardworking, sales experience and reliable. A current driver's licences and knowledge of the industry is required for this role. But most of all we are looking for candidates that have a passion for horticulture and want to complete a 3 year apprenticeship

Benefits for you!
This is an opportunity to gain valuable hands on experience while working towards your certificate III in Horticulture – Retail Nursery.
Working full time, you will be given time on the job to attend TAFE. You will also have the support of a Squad Mentor who will visit you on site on a regular basis throughout your Apprenticeship.
When you work for Squad we make sure all the employment stuff is done right! Right pay, right course, right workplace, right safety equipment, right support and advice! All you have to do is show up and do your best – Squad will do the rest!

So, what next?
If you are interested in applying and can commit to a four year Apprenticeship, hit the ‘apply’ button now and send your resume to Squad today!

Squad is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

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