Land Drainage Operative

Location
Lincoln
Salary
£10.75 per hour 
Posted
08 Oct 2018
Closes
04 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Land Drainage Operative - Lincoln - Permanent 
£10.75 per hour 
Upper Witham internal drainage board (IDB)

A public body that manages water levels in the city of Lincoln and surrounding area. 

Qualifications: 

  • Full UK driving licence

Skills and experience:

  • plant machine operator 
  • powered hand tools 
  • general labouring
  • Independent and team work
  • work outdoors 

Responsibilities: 

  • Operating range of machinery: tractor / paddock flail, excavator, variety of attachments
  • Chainsaw work, hedge cutter, bushing, and physical work
  • Strimming of banks, pumping station compounds and depots
  • Bank slip repairs, removal of obstructions from water courses
  • Short notice emergency and call-out duties.

Also: 

  • literacy and numeracy 
  • Assisting in workshop duties
  • Building maintenance, fencing
  • manage and maintain paper and electronic records
  • knowledge of drainage boards
  • reasonable knowledge of networks and villages around the district
  • able to work in a safe manner essential
  • communication skills 
  • effective team work 

Benefits: 

  • Nine-day fortnight
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Works vehicle 
  • Employee training provided 
  • Opportunities for overtime