Maintenance / Site Operative


South Wales
£17,970 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: SUS2508

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 22nd October 2018   5 days left

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by applying for the following key vacancy:

Maintenance / Site Operative (Ref: SUS2508)

£17,970 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Based across South Wales with days at the Sustrans Cardiff office occasionally required 

Working along various specified lengths of cycle path, you will be part of a team which maintains and builds traffic-free routes in the area to provide attractive and safe paths to encourage more use by cyclists and walkers. The role will include the use of appropriate tools such as mower, leaf blower, brush cutter and other power and hand tools to carry out tasks. You will also liaise with the local community.

Experienced in general maintenance / site work, you will be practically minded and self-motivated and have IT skills. You will be willing to travel around South Wales to undertake maintenance duties in a safe and professional manner. You will have good communication skills and be willing to work with volunteers. It is also essential that you will be committed to sustainable transport and have an enthusiasm for keeping Sustrans paths attractive and safe.

Qualifications in the use of chainsaws and pesticides would be an advantage. A training programme to develop the skills of the successful candidate will be put in place.

Please visit our website and follow the instructions for our on-line application process. Alternatively, email or ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325. Please quote reference number. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 22 October 2018. Interviews will take place in Cardiff on Tuesday 30 October 2018.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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