REFERENCE NUMBER: GGA-2020-268
DUE TO FUNDING CRITERIA, THIS VACANCY IS AVAILABLE TO THE FOLLOWING:
16-19 YEAR OLDS
20-29 YEAR OLDS WITH A DISABILITY
20-29 YEAR OLDS WHO ARE CARE EXPERIENCED
Working outdoors maintaining Glasgow’s parks, open spaces and streets. Your Modern Apprenticeship consists of:
Year 1: You will complete a horticulture qualification at SCQF level 5
Year 2: You will complete the Front Line Environmental Services at SCQF level 5
You will be placed in various locations throughout Glasgow, to give you a range of experience within Neighbourhoods and Sustainability. Formal training will be delivered at Daldowie Training Centre. For this reason you will be expected to travel around the city.
See job description
Applicants should have a keen interest in working outdoors, an interest in the environment, be a good team worker, be respectful and be able to follow instructions.
SVQ Level 2
Horticulture and Sustainable Resource Management
Glasgow City Council Daldowie Training Centre
Neighbourhoods and Sustainability deliver essential frontline services, which are designed to help achieve our aim of creating a cleaner, safer, better Glasgow. Through citizen engagement and working together with our city partners we provide enhanced service delivery, ensuring that the needs and demands of communities and neighbourhoods are supported and responded to at a local level. It has responsibility for maintaining parks and open spaces, roads and lighting as well as ensuring a clean environment within the city.
For more info on what our service does, please click on the link below:
National 4’s would be desirable but are not essential
Work experience in parks or outdoor environment preferred.
Age – must be 16-19 years old on Monday 16th August 2020
This is a 2 year modern apprenticeship
Candidates will be expected to gain an emergency first aid award