Overview

Highways Operatives

Salary: 22,183 – 23,080

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role

Hours: 37 hours per week

Workbase: Operating out of Carlisle and Eden at our area based Highways depots at Penrith, Brampton and Dalston

Contract Details: Permanent contracts

We are looking to recruit Highways Operatives to our Highways Service. The right candidates will be hard-working, experienced and committed, as the service we provide continues to grow and develop, and we are looking for people who can ensure all work activities are carried out with a focus on performance, safety and quality.

The Role

You will be responsible for a wide range of highways maintenance and construction type work, including; highway construction, traffic management on single/dual carriageways, ditch clearing and minor drainage works, and reactive maintenance and emergency call outs. As well as this, there will be the requirement of carrying out on site assessments to solve or design highway related issues, and to carry our grounds maintenance work. You will also be required to conduct Out of Hours duties in response to adverse weather and incidents on the highways.

Who we are looking:

The successful candidates for this role will be driven, flexible and have a high level of attention to detail, ensuring all work is completed to the expected quality. A full UK Driving Licence is essential, as well as experience in a relevant field with the use of plant and equipment associated with the role. This is a customer focused service, so personal conduct is key, as is good levels of communication.

We are also looking for people who can adapt well to the demands of the service, who can travel throughout Cumbria and surrounding areas, and who are willing to take part in winter maintenance function or other out of hours functions.

Interview information

Closing date: 25/10/2020

Interview date: 09/11/2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

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Highways Operatives

Salary: 22,183 – 23,080

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role

Hours: 37 hours per week

Workbase: Operating out of Carlisle and Eden at our area based Highways depots at Penrith, Brampton and Dalston

Contract Details: Permanent contracts

We are looking to recruit Highways Operatives to our Highways Service. The right candidates will be hard-working, experienced and committed, as the service we provide continues to grow and develop, and we are looking for people who can ensure all work activities are carried out with a focus on performance, safety and quality.

The Role

You will be responsible for a wide range of highways maintenance and construction type work, including; highway construction, traffic management on single/dual carriageways, ditch clearing and minor drainage works, and reactive maintenance and emergency call outs. As well as this, there will be the requirement of carrying out on site assessments to solve or design highway related issues, and to carry our grounds maintenance work. You will also be required to conduct Out of Hours duties in response to adverse weather and incidents on the highways.

Who we are looking:

The successful candidates for this role will be driven, flexible and have a high level of attention to detail, ensuring all work is completed to the expected quality. A full UK Driving Licence is essential, as well as experience in a relevant field with the use of plant and equipment associated with the role. This is a customer focused service, so personal conduct is key, as is good levels of communication.

We are also looking for people who can adapt well to the demands of the service, who can travel throughout Cumbria and surrounding areas, and who are willing to take part in winter maintenance function or other out of hours functions.

Interview information

Closing date: 25/10/2020

Interview date: 09/11/2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

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Click here for Role Profile

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