Grounds & Maintenance Apprentice

  • Company: Battle Town Council
  • Location: Battle TN33 0EA
  • Salary: £5 / hour
  • Contact Email: Clerk@Battletowncouncil.gov.uk

Description

Excellent opportunity working for Battle Town Council as part of their grounds team. The apprenticeship involves the following key tasks:

  • To maintain and keep tidy hedges and trees
  • To maintain and repair bus shelters
  • To generally maintain areas in good condition by cutting grass, strimming, trimming hedges and collecting litter
  • Watering of tubs and hanging baskets
  • Grass cutting, weeding and sweeping paths
  • Maintenance of the cemetery including tarmac and gravel paths
  • Collect and remove all litter and dead flowers
  • Regularly check the inventory of machinery and equipment
  • General maintenance and repairs to play equipment and surrounding fences
  • Mark out football pitches
  • Undertake other tasks as may be reasonably requested by the office staff.

The ideal candidate will have E’s (3’s) or above in Maths and English, and have a positive attitude, be motivated and enthusiastic to work as part of the grounds team.

To apply, please either fill in the application form on the National Apprenticeship Service website: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship searching for ‘Battle Town council’ or contact Carol Harris, Clerk@Battletowncouncil.gov.uk

Working hours are Monday – Friday 30 hours per week - £150 per week with day release to Plumpton college to train as a horticultural operative.

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