Apprentice Grounds Maintenance- Parks

Full-time Position

Would you rather be doing something outside than sitting inside?

Do you get satisfaction on working on a project and seeing positive results?

Do physical tasks interest you more than desk-based ones?

If you answered yes to all three, then we may have an Apprentice opportunity that offers this as a career and more.

We have an Apprenticeship position within our Parks & Cemeteries team.

Job Description.

Would you rather be doing something outside than sitting inside?

Do you get satisfaction on working on a project and seeing positive results?

Do physical tasks interest you more than desk-based ones?

If you answered yes to all three, then we may have an Apprentice opportunity that offers this as a career and more.

We have an Apprenticeship position within our Parks & Cemeteries team.

 Day to day

You will be working as part of a busy team maintaining our beautiful parks and open spaces to a high standard, whilst learning from experienced colleagues.

About you

You will be genuinely interested in a horticultural maintenance career and be keen to learn new skills.

General

You will enjoy working outside in all weathers, be a reliable and conscientious team member, and be someone who takes early starts in their stride. You will be able to bend, stretch and lift/hold heavy objects as part of your day-to-day routine.

This post is offered on a fixed term basis for 2 years.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Nigel Campbell via email nick.wilcox@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role:  

Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview and a physical task. Interviews will be held on week commencing 3rd July 2023

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications

Location

Various Park Locations

Salary

£14,261

Application closing date

24 June 2023

Job type

Fixed Term

Job reference

REQ00676