Highways, Transport, Traffic
Salford City Council
Salford Civic Centre
Working Hours: 36 hours per week, all year round
Salary: £25,409 to £27,344 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Highway Services Depot, Swinton, Manchester
Closing Date: Monday 2nd October 2023 at 09:00
Salford has changed and is continuing to change: at the heart of our approach are ambitious plans to transform Salford into a modern global city where we can all make a real difference to the lives of Salford people. As a people centred and values based organisation Salford really is a great place to work. With a positive permission culture and can do approach, we embrace innovation and encourage performance.
We currently have an exciting vacancy within our team to enable us to continue to build on our success and also bring new experience, knowledge and ideas into the team.
Your style and approach will reflect our values: you will be passionate about what you do always striving to improve things; valuing and respecting others’ contribution, you will work together to deliver a better service; you will take pride in always getting things right first time and learn from when things do go wrong; you will enjoy taking personal responsibility to resolve issues and change what you do and how you do it to make a difference.
You will enjoy variety in your tasks and will embrace learning and change. You will be highly organised and able to work to deadlines. You will be keen to learn, punctual, reliable and able to take and follow instruction in a health and safety conscious working environment. You will possess strong interpersonal skills, be able to communicate effectively with a varied range of customers and colleagues and have experience of working under pressure.
About the role
The Highways Operative Role is vital in ensuring that Salford’s highways network remains safe, serviceable and meets the needs of commuters and residents alike.
You will be responsible for delivering daily maintenance activities on the network with activities ranging from minor network repairs to being involved in the delivery of improvement schemes within the authority’s boundaries.
No two days will be the same and you can be expected to be involved in a wide range of activities aimed at keeping the highways network maintained to the high standards Salford City Council strives to achieve.
The role can, at times, be physically demanding so a good level of physical fitness is required as well as a willingness and ability to work outside in all types of weather, all year round.
About the benefits
You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. You will have the opportunity to work and grow in a people-centred and values based organisation that promotes a positive permission culture. Your opinions matter so you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel scheme, excellent pension scheme, salary sacrifice schemes, a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.
We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusionOur core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr .
Continuous service commitment
New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.
Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusion
Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr
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