Skilled Highways Operative (Permanent, full time) based at Morpeth

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/11/2021 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Coopies Lane Depot
Number of posts:
Closing date:
9 Nov
Further Information

You will be responsible for the delivery of Highways Maintenance works within the Castle Morpeth Team. An extensive knowledge and experience of civil groundworks is essential and should include working with a live Highway environment.
Skilled Highways Operatives will work as the lead hand part of a Team covering, minor reactive repairs (potholes, lift and relay paving etc etc) and planned construction teams. It is essential to have a working knowledge of larger construction works including, understanding and reading of drawings, ordering of materials, Health and safety understanding and qualification in NRASA or equivalent and also experience in paving, kerbing, drainage, bricklaying, resurfacing etc etc.
You should have a level 3 NVQ or equivalent in Highways or working towards a full trade qualification

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £22,183 (Band 5 £22,183 - £24,491)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For more detail please see the Job Description/ Person Specification

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please check the Northumberland Council Website.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 9th November 2021

Please note
This job is closed for applications.