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Semi-Skilled Operative

Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (37 + 2 contractual overtime hours per week)
Monday to Friday
Goole Depot, Seavy Road, Goole, DN14 6TA (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 21 August
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Housing Services
Job reference
Job reference: HTPP000740
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The job itself

There is a current Pay Supplement to be added to the salary which will be discussed at the interview process

Are you looking for a job that offers you stability and security?

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Housing Maintenance Unit is highlighting its commitment to investing in the people of the area in which it serves, by offering a post of a permanent Semi skilled Labourer. The post will require you to carry out, minor Joinery repairs, Gates and fencing. Small concreting jobs, Drainage Works Small Plaster Patching Based at the Goole Depot. If you are successful, you will be responsible, for the repairs and maintenance of the Councils Social Housing Stock, within the East Riding.

A job where you have the option, to start your working day from your home, providing you can show us evidence of a full driving licence.

Where there are no expectations on you to work overtime, or be part of the call out rota, but there are opportunities to do this, if you so wish.

We are specifically looking for someone who is, experienced in the building industry, preferably being able to multi skill.

You will be paired with one of our current experienced staff, to help you adjust to the way we work within the unit, until you are happy to go it alone. We are looking for staff that are self-motivated and are able to work either on their own, or within a team and have the ability to provide a good level of workmanship.

There are various training opportunities, to help you in your job, or progressing within the authority.

Work Vehicle and work wear and personal protective equipment are supplied, with specialist tooling and equipment provided to help carry out your work.

You will be automatically, be put into the Local Government Pension Scheme, giving you some form of security, for when you retire and a generous yearly holiday.


Want to know more?

Get in touch for more information.

Andrew Ward
Principal Housing Maintenance Manager
01405 766938
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Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

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