Vacancy details

Apprenticeship – Tree Maintenance

Reference W024/20-T
Location Yorkshire
Salary £10,138
Hours 37
Closing Date 15 March 2020
Contact Mike English, Landscape Manager – 01924 788845.

Do you have a passion for working outside being surrounded by nature? Kick start your career with a Tree Maintenance Apprenticeship at WDH!

What will you be doing?

Under supervision, you will carry out all aspects of tree care to ensure that WDH trees remain in a safe and healthy condition. Working both from the ground and within the tree canopy using specialised equipment in order to maintain WDH trees. You will be working alongside a relatively new dynamic team with the potential to develop your career with the goal of being a tree climber. High quality standards are adopted along with ensuring safe working practice and to protect personal and public safety at all times.

What training do you get?

As part of our apprenticeship programme you will receive up to four years of training and gain a nationally recognised Level 2 and/or Level 3 qualification at Askham Bryant in York. Our apprenticeship programme also offers further opportunities of personal and professional development and an insight into wider business operations.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about nature, like working outdoors, team players, good problem solvers who demonstrate a positive attitude and are committed to delivering excellent customer care. Applicants will have achieved, or be predicted to achieve, up to five GCSE’s or equivalent (grade 9 - 4/A*- C) including Maths, English and a Science.

If after reading this you would like more information please contact Mike English, Landscape Manager on 07920 861914.

To hear what our apprentices have to say visit our apprenticeships page for more information.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) + statutory bank holidays;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698 or by email to recruitment@wdh.co.uk.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.