Trainee Community Grower

Vacancy Details

This is a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy

Employer Name:

The Garth Hillside Organic Garden, Llangollen

Type of vacancy:

Jobs Growth Wales

Location:

Glyn Ceiriog

Closing Date:

18/07/2016

Vacancy ID:

35244

Pay:

NMW

Hours of Work:

25

Start Date:

27/07/2016

Age Range:

Applicants must be between 16 and 24

Duration of vacancy:

Six month job initially with a view to becoming a permanent position

Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Occupation:
Gardening and Groundwork
Sector:
Environment, Animals and Plants
Daily duties:
Bringing on young plants from seeds to maturity.
Learning about wildlife and conservation.
Habitat management for specific species.
Harvesting vegetables for sale.
Watering and rain water management.
Planning rotations.
All aspects of management and production of sustainable food systems in a permaculture setting.
Full on the job training will be provided,
Leading to a sustainable job for the right candidate.

Training provided

Full on the job training will be provided,

Preferred Learning Provider

CAMBRIAN TRAINING COMPANY (WBL)

Desirable personal qualities

Knowledge of organic growing.
Good communication skills – you will be dealing with a wide range of people.
You are responsible and reliable
You are energetic with stamina, willing and able to do physical, outdoor work in all weathers
Ability to carry out shared tasks and work within a team.
Ability to work on own initiative, prioritise tasks and work to deadlines.
Practical maintenance skills.

Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements

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Eligibility

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