We Are St Helens Borough Council
Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.
Making A Difference as a Road & Street Works Operative in the Highways Service.
We are looking to recruit a Road & Streetworks Operative to work within the Civils Engineering Section of St.Helens Borough Council based at Hardshaw Brook Depot.
The role entails the undertaking of statutory reactive highway repairs across the borough of St Helens.
Applicants should be experienced in highways maintenance and possess the relevant skills to undertake tarmac, flagging, kerbing, and drainage repairs as well as other associated highway works i.e., installation of street furniture, ironwork, ancillary item.
Candidates must have a knowledge of Chapter 8 signing, lighting and guarding regulations and hold a current NRSWA accreditation certificate.
A current driving licence is essential. LGV (Category C) licence would be desirable.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by contacting Geoff Caine, Highways Maintenance Manager on 01744 676733 or GeoffCaine@sthelens.gov.uk.
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.
Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.