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Highways Operative/Drivers (Morpeth)

Northumberland County Council
£19,650 - £20,043
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Environment, Highways
Job role
Contract Type
Full time
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Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 

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You will be responsible for the delivery of Highways Maintenance works within the Castle Morpeth Team. A knowledge and experience of civil groundworks is sentential and should include working with a live Highway environment. Highways Operatives will work as part of a Team covering, minor reactive repairs (potholes, lift and relay paving etc etc) and planned construction teams. It is desirable to have working knowledge of larger construction works including, paving, kerbing, drainage, bricklaying, resurfacing etc etc. You should have a level 2 NVQ or equivalent in Highways or working towards a trade qualification  

For further details please follow the link below to view the job description and person specification by clicking here

We are offering

  • A starting salary of £19,650 (Band 3 £19,650 - £20,043)
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

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 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.

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