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Jobs at Aberdeenshire Council



Why choose an Apprenticeship with Aberdeenshire Council?

Apprenticeships incorporate a work based qualification earned while gaining valuable work experience in your chosen career path. While it’s great if you have some experience in the chosen area, it is by no means essential as full training is provided from experienced colleagues during on the job training.

We particularly encourage Applications from 16-19 year olds.

An Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience, skills and the qualifications to progress in work life. With a wide range of options available, there will be an Apprenticeship, with Aberdeenshire Council that will help start your career.

What can an Aberdeenshire Council Apprenticeship offer you?

We are one of the largest Local Authorities in Scotland, delivering services to over 26,000 residents and employing over 16,000 people. The vast variety of jobs offer the opportunity to progress and further your career, an Apprenticeship is just the start with Aberdeenshire Council.

Aberdeenshire Council is a Living Wage Scotland accredited employer, this means all employees are paid no less than the current Real Living Wage.

We value our employees and offer a huge range of employment benefits to allow you to enjoy your work-life balance.

Some of these include:

  • High street discounts
  • Holiday & leave pay
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Training, learning & development
  • Health & wellbeing support and advice



Find out more about Apprenticeships available with Aberdeenshire Council 


Business Administration


Craft/Trades – Electrician, Joiner, Mechanic, Painter, Plasterer, Plumber

Customer Service

Early Years Childcare 




How to apply

All of Aberdeenshire Council’s job vacancies are advertised on MyJobScotland, you will need to register for an account and complete an online application form.

There is no set time of year any particular Apprenticeship is advertised so you may want to set up an alert in your account, so you are notified when one does become available.

We can receive a high number of applications so it is important you take time to complete your application and tell us why you are the right person for the job, paying close attention to how you meet the skills stated in the Job Profile for the Apprenticeship (attached to the advert on MyJobScotland).

You can find more information and advice on applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council here

Apprentice Student Discount Card 

All of Aberdeenshire Council’s Apprentices can now purchase their own Totum Apprentice discount card. The card gives our Apprentices access to both online and in-store discounts, with over 200 UK discounts available on travel, food, fashion and much more.


If you are one of our apprentices you can sign up for your card here.