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Horticultural Apprentice

Oamaru, New Zealand

Reference: 5209541

Waitaki District Council is offering an opportunity to complete an apprenticeship in Amenity Horticulture.

The opportunity is offered in collaboration with Council's maintenance contractor (Downer) and the successful applicant will work across both organisations gaining experience and qualifications in horticulture maintenance and asset management. The apprenticeship would be for a period of four years and the successful applicant is expected to complete their apprenticeship in that time.

This would be an excellent opportunity for a recent school leaver or someone who is keen to get their foot in the door to the horticulture industry. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, confident using their hands and interested in a career in horticulture and the outdoors.

In order to be considered, you must forward:

  • A covering letter telling us why you are the best choice for the Horticultural Apprentice position
  • Your curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
  • Your academic transcript
  • Contact details for your Careers Advisor/Dean/Head of School (if you are a student)

Enquiries can be made to Erik van der Spek, Recreation Manager on 03 433 0300.

Applications close 5pm, 19 October 2020 with a start date to suit.

Applications Close: 19 Oct 2020