Vacancy: Climate Ready Environmental Apprenticeship

JOB TITLE: Climate Ready Environmental Apprenticeship

REFERENCE NUMBER: GGA-2024-1705

HOURS OF WORK : Mon-Thurs 7.30am – 3.30pm Fri 7.30am – 3.00pm
SALARY/WAGE: £12,714 / £6.59 p/h
CLOSING DATE: 20/05/2024

Glasgow City Council - NRS


Modern Apprenticeship


Job Description

3 year modern apprenticeship where you will work indoors and outdoors maintaining Glasgow's parks, glasshouses, plant collection's, open spaces and streets. You will be assigned placements across the city to give you a range of experience within Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Sustainability for Glasgow City Council.
Attend Daldowie Training Centre regularly, to achieve qualifications in Horticulture at level 2 with a view to progress onto further qualifications.

Key Responsibilities

Working with other staff, volunteers and members of the public to improve the environment.

Learning how to use hand tools and machinery safely and efficiently to maintain parks and open spaces.

Learn how to look after plants, and how to create a more sustainable city.

Work in depots all over Glasgow, so you need to be prepared to travel.

Use internet to upload your course work and evidence for your qualification.

Key Skills

Hard worker

I.T. skills

Team player

Respectful

Willing to learn

Apprenticeship Framework Level

SCQF Level 5

Apprenticeship Framework Title

Horticulture

Training Provider

Glasgow City Council (Daldowie Training Centre)

Company profile

Glasgow City Council - NRS maintaining city parks, open spaces and streets.
Working with external partners to improve the environment in the City Centre Realm
https://youtu.be/T5Q8T_18Saw

Education, Qualifications and Training

National 4 Maths & National 4 English or equivalent

Experience & Knowledge

Work experience in horticulture, landscaping or environmental projects would be beneficial.
An interest in plants and the environment.

Any Additional Requirements

Due to funding criteria, this vacancy is available to following age groups:
- 16-19 year olds
- 20-29 year olds with a disability
- 20-29 year olds who are care experienced
* age as of August 2024

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