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Logo: South Lakeland District CouncilParks and Open Spaces Apprentice

37 hours per week, Fixed Term 2 year, Flexi time scheme

National Minimum Wage for age


  • Are you passionate about open spaces?
  • Do you want share your passion with other people?
  • Do you want to make a difference?
  • Do you want to earn whilst you learn?


Then this is the opportunity for you! 


We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic apprentice to join our diverse Parks and Open Spaces Team.


This Apprenticeship includes college study sessions with Askam Bryan College, (based at York), to obtain a Level 3 in Environmental Conservation. This will help you to develop a range of skills such as surveying and reporting, preparing and delivering educational activities, organising and leading volunteer groups, producing site management plans, working with the local community, environmental good practice, planning environmental projects, communicating with and caring for the public. Alongside your studies we have a fantastic opportunity for you to work with our dynamic team to deliver great projects on our parks and open spaces. 


To be successful in this role, you will have a Level 2 in Environmental Conservation (or considerable work experience in a relevant field), have a keen interest in conservation and green spaces, with practical experience of various grounds maintenance activities.  Ideally you will also hold a driving license or have the means to travel around the district.


For further information including the job description, person specification and details of how to apply please click here 


We are unable to accept CVs for job vacancies.


Candidates who are shortlisted will be informed by email.


Closing date for applications: Monday 25 June 2018  



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