Public Rights of Way

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Public Rights of Way Maintenance Operative Ref: 45002832

Whitcombe Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1YS

Grade 6, £20,493.00 to £21,748.00 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 45002832

Closing Date: 01/10/2021

Hours: 37 hours per week 
Contract Type: Permanent


An opportunity to join the Isle of Wight Council's Public Rights of Way Maintenance Team, which is responsible for the upkeep of the public rights of way network to enable safe and convenient use by the public.  The role requires working individually and as a member of the team with relevant qualification to operate various vehicles, machinery and equipment.  Based at the team's depot at Carisbrooke, the role predominantly requires working outside on the Island's 500 mile network of paths.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Darrel Clarke on: 01983 821000.

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This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date : 24 September 2021