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Various locations within Dumfries and Galloway Council Offices English Street Dumfries, DG1 2DD
£23,625 - £25,239 per year
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Full Time
36 hours per week


Roads Operative (3) (Permanent)
Locations:  Dumfries; Lockerbie; Castle Douglas
£23,625 - £25,239

We are looking to recruit to positions in various roads services depots. As the successful candidate you will undertake a range of road maintenance and construction tasks including laying paving slabs and kerbs, concrete and asphalt laying, drainage works, temporary traffic management including erecting and removing signs, barriers, and cones and other related roads maintenance activities. 

You will be required to contribute to the Council’s winter maintenance activities such as gritting, snow clearance and responding to flooding. Opportunities to gain goods vehicles driving qualifications will be available. A valid driving license is highly desirable.

These posts are permanent contracts for 36 hours per week.

The job involves operating a full range of road maintenance plant and machinery including rollers, mini excavators, disc cutters, breaker units and other small plant. 

The safety of our team is our highest priority so you will be required to wear a range of personal protective equipment and ensure the health and safety of the public, colleagues and yourself.

To learn more about the roles and to get help with applying, please come to one of our open recruitment events, no appointment necessary just come and see us at the following times and places:

The Bridge, Glasgow Road, Dumfries, DG2 9AW
15 June 2023 10am – 2pm

Barnkirk Depot, Barnkirk Road, Newton Stewart, DG8 6QD
19 June 2023 1pm – 4pm

For further information please contact:

Stuart Caven on 07776486899 or email: 

John Bell on 07713643432 or email:

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