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Apprentice Gas Heating Engineer x2

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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We are looking for two Apprentice Gas Heating Engineers to join a highly skilled team that is committed to providing a first class heating repairs service to the customers and staff of the City of York Council.

Fixed Term for 21 months

If you have a passion for all things mechanical and diagnostic related subjects this could be the ideal opportunity for you to complete a Level 3 Gas Engineering Operative Apprenticeship.

The Heating / Construction industry is challenging and ever changing, in this apprenticeship you will learn something new every day.

You will work within the Heating Team (Building Services) and with other teams to deliver a Heating Repairs Service to the residents of York. You will help in identifying new products and technologies associated with the Heating Industry and ways of improving the Council’s first time fix ratios.

The apprenticeship requires a commitment to study, which will include time away from the office. You will be expected to balance work responsibilities and academic studies, but we will support you along the way.

It is desirable that you have 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C (9-4) including English, Maths and Science.

You must have achieved a grade 3 or above in both English and Maths for this apprenticeship.

The training will be carried out by Leeds College of Building and full details of the apprenticeship can be found on their website level 3 gas engineering apprenticeship

Predicted grades will be accepted at application stage, but confirmation/certificates will need to be provided before any job offer is made

We will share some of the details you have included in your application form eg name; date of birth; email address; mobile number and qualifications with our appointed apprenticeship training provider for the purposes of the recruitment process. 

City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level B1: Can exploit a wide range of simple language flexibly to express much of what he/she wants. Can keep going comprehensibly, even though pausing for grammatical land lexical planning and repair is very evident, especially in longer stretches of free production.

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.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact  or on 01904 552026 / 07983 954226 

Job Description

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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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