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Apprentice Project Support Assistant

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Closing date
5 Aug 2021

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Environment, Highways, Transport Planning
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Looking for a new challenge or your first steps along your career?  Your next adventure starts here! 

The Smart Transport Team at the City of York Council are looking for an Apprentice Programme Support Assistant.  Our expanding Team work alongside our residents, businesses and academic providers to develop and improve the transport systems in and around our award-winning city. 

Entry qualifications:  Interested candidates should hold 5 GCSEs level 4/C+, including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalent) (predicted grades will be accepted at application stage, but confirmation/certificates will need to be provided before any job offer is made).

What We Can offer:

Working alongside a dynamic and forward thinking team on cutting edge projects, you will have an integral place as our next Apprentice Programme Support Assistant.  With flexible working hours, generous pension scheme and holidays in addition to opportunities to develop your career further within a local authority environment, why look further?

This opportunity is primarily based out of our innovative West Office in the heart of York.

During your time with us, you will be working towards a level 3 apprenticeship in Business Adminstration and details can be found at:

What You’ll Be Doing:

By joining the Smart Transport Team you will be involved with our innovative smart transport programme. From day one you'll work alongside a dedicated team, supporting the development of future transport strategy and policy within the ever-changing field of smart technology.

Who We’re Looking For

Enthusiastic, inclusive and committed, you should be curious about the world around you and always want to learn more. To really succeed in the role, you will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Are able to balance competing needs and interests
  • Have the ability to communicate and present to a variety of audiences
  • Are keen to learn new skills
  • Have excellent time management.

What To Do Next

Want to learn more about who we are, what makes life at City of York Council so great? Come and look at our people and culture at or speak to Carrie Brook directly.

We look forward to hearing from you.

This post is Fixed Term for 21 months

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health and Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning and Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

If you would like any further information in relation to this role, please take a look at the full job description attached to this advert.  Should you like to speak to someone in person, please call Carrie Brook (Programme Management Officer) on 01904 55 42 51 who is happy to help.

Closing date:  5 August at 12 midnight

Interview date:  Week commencing 16 August 2021

Job Description


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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