Apprentice Gardener

Organisation: Historic Environment Scotland

Salary: £22,294 - £23,831 per annum (pro rata)

Location: Stirling Castle

Applications are invited for an Apprentice Gardener with Historic Environment Scotland based at Stirling Castle. This is a four-year fixed term and pensionable appointment.

You will be a key member of the Monument Conservation Unit, supporting HES in fulfilling its duties to increase the knowledge and understanding of the historic environment. Working alongside two full time Gardeners you will be responsible for the upkeep of the gardens and the grounds around the Castle as well as assisting at our other properties in care including the Argyll’s Lodging, King’s Knot and Stirling Old Bridge.

You will undergo a four-year apprenticeship and attend a local college where you will learn all aspects of horticulture and grounds maintenance within a historic landscape.

For further information about the role please refer to the job description on our website.

Closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 24th January 2024 with interviews expected to take place w/c Monday 12th February 2024.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 24/01/2024