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.
We are currently seeking a Waterway Operative to provide support on our Grand Union, Stratford and Oxford Canals working from our Hatton, Warwickshire base during our busy seasonal period ASAP - October 2018.
The post holder will be required to work an annualised hour’s system which includes working any 5 days out of 7 including statutory holidays. Seasonal employees will work to an annualised hour’s rota, details of which will be discussed at interview.
The role involves promoting a safe and secure customer experience on the waterways, and delivering the general works programme in order to enhance the reputation of the network as a valued national asset. You will be supporting Canal & River Trust’s aims to improve safety and increase the number of people using the waterways whilst protecting the heritage and integrity of the inland waterway network.
You would contribute to the maintenance, conservation and improvement of the business unit’s waterway network for local communities and visitors to enjoy. Working efficiently to defined standards the role helps to create a safe, secure and vibrant waterway network where visitors are delighted with the quality of their experience.
In addition to your salary, we offer a highly competitive contributory DC Pension Scheme and holidays
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.
Find out more about the work we do and opportunities we have on our website: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us