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Highway Records Apprentice

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Phoenix House, Ipswich
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Fixed Term
Closing date:
26 November 2019 11:30 PM
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Do you like maps?

Are you organised?

Do you pay attention to detail?

We are looking for someone who is motivated to learn, conscientious, accountable and who can work accurately, to join a busy team to assist with the effective management of the county's highway network. 

Apprenticeships have changed, there is now no upper age limit on being an apprentice and we welcome applications from anyone who is interested in starting or further developing their career in this area. More information on who is eligible to apply for an apprenticeship can be found here: https://askhr.suffolk.gov.uk

Your duties will include:

  • researching documents
  • recording the extent and legal status of the county’s highways onto maps
  • providing this information to colleagues, councillors and the public.

You will work towards achieving an NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration for 18 months with on the job training.

You will:

  • have a good standard of literacy and numeracy 5 GCSE (A - C grade or equivalent)
  • demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop skills
  • have good communication skills
  • show professionalism and politeness when dealing with colleagues and customers.

The Job and Person Profile and Apprenticeship Recruitment Brochure contain a range of information that you will find useful in applying for this role, so please ensure you read them. The position described is what you would be working towards while you complete your apprenticeship. 

For an informal discussion only, please contact Pam Ward on (01473) 265034.

Please note there is no guarantee of a permanent position. We believe that the experience you will gain throughout your apprenticeship will significantly enhance your ability to find employment inside or outside our organisation.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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