We are the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.
This role will be based on the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal and River Severn Navigation but the role will require you to work flexibly within the whole Wales and South West Area.
As a Craft Operative for our waterway you will play an important role applying to help us improve, maintain and preserve our wonderful waterway network for our customers to enjoy today and into the future by efficiently supplying the business with complete lock gate and lock gate parts for the entire network in line with safety requirements and heritage standards. Meeting orders in a timely manner to contribute to the successful delivery of the general works programme. Responding to business needs, enhancing the reputation of the network as a valued national asset and 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.
The role holder will also undertake the manufacture, refurbishment or repair of lock gates and associated equipment, working efficiently to defined standards.
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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