We are currently hiring for the following positions

Yard Operative

West Lindsey Landscapes Ltd is a project management company providing landscaping consultation, design, implementation, and maintenance within the commercial sector. West Lindsey Landscapes – based at Paving Way, Whisby Road Industrial Estate Lincoln LN6 3JZ


Salary £11.44 per hour

Would suit retired or Semi-Retired person.

Working week

Monday to Friday 6am to 9am

15 hours per week (overtime available)

To Apply

Apply in first instance by sending your CV and covering letter to : 

for the attention of Tracy Shaw

As Yard Operative your duties will include:

  • Daily opening of yard and cabins.
  • Working from daily checklists to fulfil site requirements.
  • Loading and unloading vans.
  • Wash / Clean and general maintenance on vans.
  • Maintain a tidy and organised yard and cabins.
  • Check in deliveries.
  • Maintaining machinery / equipment / small repairs.

Key Skills and experience needed to become our yard operative.

  • Full clean driving licence essential
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Forklift Truck Licence an advantage but not essential.

Apprentice Landscaper position

We are offering the right candidate the opportunity to join an established, dynamic team delivering exceptional soft and hard landscaping schemes. The chance to gain work experience whilst securing a recognised qualification in the horticultural sector. Fully supported so the candidate can achieve their full potential.

Annual Wage

Pay can be negotiable, for the right candidate.

Working week

The working week is Monday to Friday, 7am to 4pm plus travel time

Total hours per week: 40.0

Expected duration

24 Months

Possible start date


Apprenticeship level

Intermediate, Level 2 (GCSE)


2 available

To Apply

Please send CV in the first instance to :  development@wllandscapes.co.uk  

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

A work based programme delivered by Riseholme College with weekly attendance and supported by ourselves, the duration of which is 15 – 24 months.

You will gain a qualification upon completion ::

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Horticulture: Landscaping, including Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Horticulture (Landscaping), Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work and Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides

You will be expected to make necessary travel arrangements to attend college.

What will the apprentice be doing?

The position will be to undertake landscaping duties under supervision on various commercial contracts, to include, but not exculsively:

Topsoil preparation,

Turf laying,

Membrane laying,

Seed sowing,


Mulch/Gravel Spreading,

Safely using power hand tools, such as rotavators, drilling augers, hedge cutters, mowers and strimmers.

To provide assistance with various elements of hard landscaping.

Site Operative

West Lindsey Landscapes Ltd is a project management company providing landscaping consultation, design, implementation, and maintenance within the commercial sector.
We are a family-orientated business, operating out of our base in Lincolnshire, serving our clients throughout Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Yorkshire, and Derbyshire.
“Our personal attention given at all times”. Our desire to carry out incredibly high standards of work filter throughout the company. We are a friendly, hardworking team who support and encourage each other to be the principal company in our professional field of commercial landscaping.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our ever-growing family.
We provide in-house and external training, assessments and appraisals, and staff performance reviews to ensure that every member of our team develops a successful career in landscaping.
We are an Equal Opportunity employer. For more information about us, please visit our website and Twitter page: https://www.westlindseylandscapes.com / https://twitter.com/wllandscapes

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm plus travel time


Whisby Road Industrial Estate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire (working nationwide)



Job Description

To undertake landscaping duties as a part of our established teams, working with team leaders and site supervisors to achieve high quality finishes within specific time frames.

To Apply

Please contact Daniel Mann, Project Manager in the first instance for an initial chat and to receive our job application form. Please send CV in the first instance to :  projects@wllandscapes.co.uk

About the Programme

This is a fixed-term contract of 12 months, with a probationary period of 3 months. During the 12 months, you will be assessed with staff performance reviews, which will aid the company in determining areas for your personal development.

Entry Requirements

  • Must have at least 1 year experience in soft landscaping.
  • Must be a safe, effective and experienced driver.
  • Must have good standards (quality and pace) of essential landscaping skills, particularly ground preparation for turf laying, planting and seeding.
  • Experience in the safe operation of machinery/equipment.
  • Must be a team player, to work within our established teams, but also be able to work unsupervised when required, to a high standard.

Duties include

Site Operative Duties:

    • Preparing ground for various soft landscaping tasks.
    • Carrying out soft landscaping tasks: planting, turf laying, membrane laying, seed sowing and mulch/gravel spreading.
    • Safely using power hand tools, such as rotavators, drilling augers, hedge cutters, mowers and strimmers.
    • Undertaking instructions from Site Supervisors.
    • Abiding to Health & Safety procedures.
    • Undertaking training provided.
    • Keeping the vehicles and equipment inside them, clean and tidy.
    • Have high standards of quality.
    • Carry yourself smartly and clean, with an assertive attitude.
    • Demonstrate compliance with standard company procedures, including wearing the issued PPE and communicating with the management teams.