You're hired! Apprenticeships in building standards

  1. Join our team and get a degree
  2. Benefits and how to apply (selected)

Benefits and how to apply

What you'll get working with usTony McArthur building standards surveyor

The Council offers a very supportive working environment including:

  • day-release for attending university and support designed to set you up for success
  • a standard 36 hour working week
  • up to six weeks paid leave (depending on length of time with the Council)
  • Council pension with employer contributions
  • health and well-being support, paid sickness absence, and other ‘family/dependant’ friendly policies
  • season ticket, bike to work and other travel schemes.

Read more about the benefits.

What you need to have

If this sounds like a career opportunity for you, you need to show us that have:

  • the ability and drive to complete the degree
  • be at home with ICT and computer systens and
  • the interpersonal skills to work with a team and deliver excellent customer service.

If a school leaver, you will be educated to higher level – ideally BBBBC.

If you are applying with work experience you will ideally have standard grade level qualifications with significant relevant work experience. However, all applicants will be assessed individually and we will work with Heriot-Watt University to assess the entry criteria based on your individual circumstances.

You need to be available to start the degree course  in mid-September.

How to apply

Complete our online application form. Closing date is 3 September 2018.

Informal discussion

If you would like an informal chat before you apply, please contact robert.godsman@edinburgh.gov.uk, giving your telephone number and a day/time you would like us to call you back as well as telling us a little about yourself

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