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Working in property

If you’d like to know more about trades such as plumbing, joinery and buildings and parks maintenance then a work experience placement within our property division could suit you.


Placements are in a variety of settings including out on site and in a works depot.

You’ll need to be practical and good at problem solving.

The tasks you may be involved in during your placement are:

  • helping joinery staff with marking, setting out and producing joinery products
  • helping our pipe fitters with the maintenance of central heating systems, hot and cold water systems and drainage systems
  • helping our landscape gardeners with parks and gardens maintenance

You’ll learn what’s involved in all aspects of property maintenance.

To apply for work experience with us, please complete an application form and return it to us as soon as possible as places are limited.

If you are interested in learning more about careers in local government visit the National Careers Service website.

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