Published: 05 August 2022



Hornsea Town Council is a local government authority managing property, parks, gardens, cemeteries and open spaces in Hornsea.

We are pleased to offer an 18-24 month Maintenance/ Horticulture Apprenticeship based in Hornsea. An Apprenticeship is an ideal way to begin a career in general maintenance, horticulture and open space management. As a Maintenance and Horticulture Apprentice you will work at sites around Hornsea and get paid while you complete your education at Bishop Burton College studying the LEVEL 2 HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE OPERATIVE APPRENTICESHIP.

How does it work
Apprentices are employed directly by Hornsea Town Council. You will be based in Hornsea and be assigned duties working alongside an experienced Maintenance Manager and Horticultural Supervisor learning all aspects of grounds and property maintenance.

During term time you will attend Bishop Burton College. Training involves all aspects of general maintenance, horticulture and landscape development. You will also learn about operation and maintenance of a wide range of machinery and property.

How much will I be paid?

As an apprentice you will be paid at a rate of £4.81 per hour.

Who should apply?
Candidates should work well as part of a team, be committed to learning, ambitious and will have a keen interest in general maintenance and horticulture.

You must have GCSE English and Maths at grade D or 3 or equivalent as a minimum. You must also pass an initial College assessment and have one satisfactory reference.

Applicants who are shortlisted will be invited to an interview.

What happens at the end of my Apprenticeship?

Hornsea Town Council believes in quality, commitment and professionalism in the way we deliver services in Hornsea. We aim to develop future team leaders, supervisors and managers. Successful candidates who demonstrate the necessary attributes will be offered the opportunity to progress to an advanced apprenticeship and/or considered for employment on a seasonal or permanent basis.

Closing Date for applications: FRIDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2022 AT 12 NOON

Please click here for a full job description

Please click here for the person specification 

For an application form please click here or contact:-

The Town Clerk

Hornsea Town Council

Town Hall

75a Newbegin


HU18 1PA

Tel: 01964 532252