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Highways Operative WMF846e x4

Westmorland and Furness Council
£26,421 to £27,334
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

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.

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 provide support Team Leaders in the inspection and repair of the highway network and by responding to service requests.

Who we are looking for

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.

For more information about these roles please contact Emily Murphy at

What can we offer you!

Excellent training and development

Flexible working opportunities

Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)

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

Competitive rates of pay

Post Specification

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