About The Service
You will be working outdoors in Cardiff’s beautiful parks, helping to deliver seasonal floral displays, providing high quality sports pitch provision and enhancing the city’s proud horticultural heritage.
This Apprenticeship Scheme is an ideal way for the right candidates to gain quality experience in a wide range of outdoor operations, and to develop a career in Horticulture and Open Space Management.
About the job
You will also be working with a number of specialist teams on a wide range of operations, including Ornamental Horticulture, Sport and Fine Turf, Bereavement Services, Community and Urban Ranger Service and the Arboricultural Unit.
What We Are Looking For From You
An exciting opportunity exists to join Cardiff Council’s Parks Services as a Parks & Cemeteries paid apprentice.
As part of the 3-4 year Apprenticeship Scheme you will be required to undertake a course of study leading to formal qualifications in Level 2 Horticulture, supplemented by a tailored programme of in-house practical training.
Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.
C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Director / Assistant Director / Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.
We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.