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Careers with States Works

Careers with States Works - Join our Team

Business Intern

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who likes variety and is interested in learning how States Works operates.  The Business Intern will work across all the different sections and will be provided with a training and development plan to help learn new skills, of both an operational and administrative nature.  

Candidates must hold a relevant qualification (BTEC, Diploma, Degree or similar) and be willing to undertake a period of training and development.  

For further information regarding this position please contact Carly Prout, Senior Manager Business and Support Services on 226263 or email

Vehicle Inspector / Maintenance Operative 

£528 per week

The post holder is responsible for the periodic testing of motor and public service vehicles which includes buses, taxi's and coaches, in the capacity of a 'competent person'.  They will also assist the Vehicle Technicians with basic vehicle maintenance.

The post holder must have three years engineering or related experience plus practical experience in a related environment.  A valid driving licence is essential, as well as the willingness to work towards a Category C driving licence within the first six months.  

For further information regarding this position, please contact Ian Gavet, Senior Manager Technicial, on 226263 or email

Master Vehicle Technician 

Up to £672 per week plus enhancements

The postholder will be expected to undertake a diverse range of operational activities within a stores, fleet and garage environment. This includes a wide spectrum of mechanical maintenance and repair services to equipment ranging from private cars to light and heavy commercial and specialist vehicles. The role requires knowledge of complex engine management and control systems.  You will be expected to provide leadership and direction to a small team of trained operatives in a customer focused environment. 

For further information please contact Lee De La Rue, Manager Fleet, Stores and Garage on 01481 226263 or email

Drainage Operative 

£528 per week

This is an important role in ensuring the Island's sewer and surface water infrastructure is maintained and serviced.  Our team undertake cleansing of the sewer and surface water systems across the Island using specialist equipment and machinery on behalf of our Clients.  Staff in this section are required to undergo training in the use of Breathing Apparatus in order to perform tasks in confined spaces, often deep underground. 

The sucessful candidate must hold a Category C driving licence. 

For further information regarding this position please contact Kevin Dowinton, Engineering Services Manager on 226263 or email 

Driver / Plant Operator - across all areas of the Business!

We are looing to recruit a number of Driver / Plant Operators across the Business to assist us in performing a range of our services.  This includes:

  • Highways Services
  • Sewage Collection Service
  • Refuse & Re-cycling (including overnight collections)

Candidates must hold a Category C driving licence.

As a Driver/Plant Operator you will be deployed as necessary across the business and are required to operate multiple vehicles and specialist plant across all areas. Post holders are likely to be initially assigned to one business unit, but may be deployed to other areas should the need arise. If you would like further information please contact Carly Prout on 226263 or email

All roles attract:

  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid sickness
  • Pension benefits

To apply for any of the above roles please visit

* Please note that public sector pay is currently under review.

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