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Gully Operative
  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: PEH033
  • Published: Thu 17/11/2022, 10:26 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 01/12/2022, 10:25 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours hours per week
  • Salary: £21,189 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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Gully Operative

We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council, which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as a Gully Operative within the Highways Services.

We are looking to recruit a Gully Operative to work within the Civils Engineering Section of St. Helens Borough Council, based at Hardshaw Brook Depot.

The role entails the undertaking of statutory highway drainage and gully cleansing across the borough of St Helens.

Applicants should be experienced in highways maintenance or drainage services and possess the relevant skills to operate vacuum tanker and high-pressure water jetting unit, as well as a basic knowledge of Chapter 8 signing, lighting and guarding.

A current driving licence is desirable.

Interested to Find Out More?

You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by contacting Geoff Caine, Highways Maintenance Manager on 01744 676733 or

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here

St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.