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Page Updated: 30/05/2023

Paid Work

Bristol City Council

Organisation: Bristol City Council
Suitable for: 16 - 18, 18 - 25, 25 - 55
Location : Bower Ashton Depot Kennel Lodge Road Bristol BS3 2JT

This is an exciting opportunity to gain excellent skills and experience within a Heritage Estates and across Bristol City Council Parks and Open Green spaces. We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals who like working within grounds maintenance and in the outdoors primarily, and take pride in their work.

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More about the role

What will I be doing?

The role would involve assisting in the maintenance of soft and hard landscape features across various sites in the city. It will also involve inspecting features including play areas. Where this role could lead - For example: Through the development during your apprenticeship role both on the job and by gaining a formal qualification, you could be an ideal candidate to apply for a career in ground maintenance. The apprentice will be based at Bower Ashton Depot but will travel around the city to gain different experiences.

Who is this opportunity suitable for?

Unemployed, over 16. If you require help and support with filling out this application form and preparing for a job interview please contact our Employment Navigator – Helen Jones at helen.jones@bristol.gov.uk

What age is this suitable for?

16 - 18, 18 - 25, 25 - 55

Start date and time

Application closing date 13/06/2023

About the organisation

Who we are

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice – mixing both home and office working. We value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from young; Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic, and Disabled candidates and LGBTQ + who are currently under-represented within the Bristol City Council workforce. Appointments will be made on merit. Join us and you’ll receive  membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future. Please contact bristol.apprentices@bristol.gov.uk for further enquiries.


Bower Ashton Depot Kennel Lodge Road Bristol BS3 2JT

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