Job Opportunities 2017-11-16T09:52:03+00:00

Job Opportunities

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Apprentice in Fencing & Apprentice in Landscaping 

We are delighted to be able to offer two exciting apprenticeship opportunities within the fencing or landscaping sectors.

Both roles will be established at the Head Office near Penrith and will be fully supported with internal training together with external training and assessment from Myerscough College and FaCT training.

The apprenticeships will focus on working towards a Level 2 certificate in either Horticulture/ Landscape or Fencing and will be delivered over approximately a 24 month period depending on experience.

Ideally applicants will have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grades A-D (or equivalent) including English, Maths and Science however if candidates do not currently have these the apprenticeship can be modified to allow achievement in level 1 Maths and English. Applicants should have a passion for working outdoors, be able to work well within a team and to use their own initiate.

In return we are able to offer a competitive apprenticeship rate of pay of £5.75/ hour and the opportunity to develop a career with ourselves.

Closing date for all applications is Monday 18th December 2017.

Please click here to download an application form (PDF Version) and person specification.

Please send your completed application form to info@lowther-forestry.co.uk


Seeking Arborists for immediate start – Yorkshire & Cumbria

We are seeking to recruit full time Arborists for immediate start to be based at our depots in Penrith and York.

Applicants should have relevant experience in climbing and chainsaw use with corresponding NPTC certification or equivalent however, full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

In return we will offer competitive rates of pay subject to qualifications and experience.

Please click here to download an application form (PDF Version) and person specification.

Please send your completed application form to info@lowther-forestry.co.uk 


Landscape Operatives- Runcorn

Lowther Forestry Group Ltd is seeking to recruit a full time Landscape Operative to work from Runcorn depot.

Ideally applicants should have relevant experience in landscaping and grounds maintenance together with corresponding NPTC certification or equivalent- however full training will be given to the right candidate. A valid CSCS card is desirable but not essential.

Please click here to download an application form (PDF Version) and person specification.

Please send completed application forms to info@lowther-forestry.co.uk


SUB-CONTRACTOR OPPORTUNITIES

If you would like to become a sub-contractor to Lowther Forestry Group, please complete the Contractor Appraisal Questionnaire and send back to us by email, or alternatively post to our head office at the address below.

Lowther Forestry Group Ltd
The Estate Office
Lowther Castle
Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2HH