If you are looking to be a Landscaper then you will be experienced in gardening and landscaping. You will have a creative edge and be able to advise clients on what they are looking for in their gardens. You will have a good understanding of plants, trees, shrubbery etc and have a good portfolio of gardens that you have done in the past.
You will need to be hardworking, be hands-on at all times and not be afraid of working in some bad weather. You may work largely on your own for smaller projects or as part of a team for larger gardens and project work. You could work for many businesses and private homes.
Starting salaries for Landscapers are between £15,000 and £20,000 a year. With experienced landscapers, earnings can rise from between £22,000 to around £30,000 a year.
If you have found a role for which you want to apply for, please see the below covering letter which you can use as a guide.
Landscaper Cover Letter Example
222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
Dear Mrs Smith
Application for the role of Landscaper
I would like to apply for the role of Landscaper that you have got advertised in (where and when and any job reference).
I am a creative person who has always enjoyed being outdoors and in gardens from a young age. I grew up learning a lot about plants and gardens and feel that I have naturally continued in this area as a career.
I enjoy making new designs for clients and helping them to plan out how they would like their gardens to look. I have enclosed some of the details of my portfolio for your consideration and I can show you some more and bring my portfolio should you invite me for an interview.
I am very organised and thorough in my work. I pay great attention to detail and like to ensure that I do a good job and leave things perfect.
I have enclosed my CV details. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.