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 Get your career started with Melksham Town Council 

We have a number of exciting intermediate apprentice opportunities available as part of our committment to 'Driving Melksham Forward' and we want you! 

 

Groundsperson Apprentice
Melksham Town Council seeks to improve and enhance the town of Melksham in an environmentally sustainable manner, having regard to the identified needs and wishes of all sections of the community. It is the responsibility of each post holder to contribute to this ethos in the best way suited to their day to day responsibilities

• To undertake general maintenance in the town, to include the cleaning of, and repairs to street furniture, bus shelters, signage etc. as required
• To remove weeds in and around the town
• To respond to requests to clear isolated reports of littering/broken glass etc
• To assist with general repairs, cleaning and maintenance of the Town Council’s owned or managed properties, plant and equipment
• To carry out tasks of routine horticulture, groundsmanship and general husbandry including grass cutting, strimming and weeding at Town Council owned or maintained sites including parks, play areas and open and closed cemeteries

 

To find out more about this role or to apply please click here

 

Horticulture Apprentice

Day to day tasks will include assisting with all aspect of garden maintenance as well as developing excellent relationships with clients and learning new skills such as consulting, tool maintenance and personal development.


• Establish and maintain effective working relationship with others
• Levelling and preparing sites for landscaping
• Preparing ground for seeding and planting
• Establishing plants and or seeds in soil
• Identify the health & maintain the condition of general amenity turf
• Preparing and transporting plants and resources
• Use and maintain non-powered and handheld powered tools and equipment
• Weeding and maintenance of herbaceous borders, annual beds and planters.

 

To find out more about this role or to apply please click here. 

 

Business Administration Apprentice

We have an opportunity for an apprentice to join our small office team. As our Business Administration Apprentice, you will have a varied roll involving you in many aspects of our administration processes. On the job training / shadowing will take place on an ongoing basis to give you a clear insight on the smooth running of the business.

Your duties will include but will not be limited to the below:
• Answer incoming telephone calls and either dealing with the enquiry competently or to take an accurate message and passing on the call to the correct person or agreeing to a call back at an appropriate time
• To provide an efficient and accurate administrative service to all staff within the office
• Face to face customer service will be required daily

You will need: 

• Excellent communication skills

• Computer literate with experience of using Word, Excel, email systems and the Internet

For more information or to apply please click here

 

 

Equal Opportunities

Melksham Town Council is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, our community, voluntary organisations and any organisations the Town Council engage with, to eliminate unlawful discrimination.

We will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination on the basis of the Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, sex (gender) and sexual orientation.

 

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