About this job

Fixed Term: 18 months
Salary: £3.70 per hour

We have a vacancy for an apprentice within our Building Maintenance Service. The main trade we are looking to recruit for is a Painter/Decorator. This apprenticeship is aimed at motivated candidates at the start of their career looking to develop the knowledge and skills needed to become a professional tradesperson.

The successful candidates will attend PETROC College on day release to undertake the Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance Operations but will also receive on the job training in the trade to complete an NVQ portfolio. 

Candidates will ideally have 3 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include maths and English. An enthusiasm for their chosen trade and a willingness to learn are essential.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete academic/ employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the apprenticeship.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mike Lowman on 07971 159257.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - HB21 - Building Maintenance Apprentice

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers :

CLOSING DATE 8 June 2018 at 1.00 pm
POST NUMBER HB21
VACANCY NUMBER 2018029

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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