The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities, we maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings preserving them for future generations.
Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.
We currently have an excellent opportunity to join the Trust as a Construction Operative.
As a Construction Operative you will provide excellence in the visitor experience for the Canal & River Trust through the delivery of maintenance and repair works to the Trusts heritage structures to protect and enhance the reputation of the network as a valued national asset.
The base location will be Etruria Yard, Stoke on Trent.
The post holders will be required to work an annualised hour’s system which includes working any 5 days out of 7 including statutory holidays and weekends.
Repairs will often involve sensitive heritage or environment solutions which the role will be expected to be familiar with.
In some instances, the operative will be expected to complete repairs to the highest standard utilising relevant skills and experience.
The role will be expected to have a good understanding of conservations techniques and solutions and will employ these skills throughout the delivery of the works programme
This will occasionally involve travelling further distances to undertake repair work.
Knowledge, Skills / Qualifications & Experience
What We Offer
In addition to your salary, we offer a highly competitive contributory DC Pension Scheme
Further details on our benefits can be found here.
We aim to represent the diverse communities we are part of and welcome applicants from across all sectors of the community.
We strongly believe that a diverse workforce brings with it a diversity of ideas, thinking and ways of working which enhances what we do