Senior Engineer

£32,486 - £38,237 per annum
08 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

This post is within the Highways Development Control team of Traffic Services. The team is responsible for the provision of professional and technical advice on all matters relating to highways development control issues. This will encompass provision of professional and technical advice to the Council, developers and their agents in relation to highways and transport issues linked to new development; provision of expert advice on behalf of the Council in relation to its Local Development Framework, Housing Site Allocations and at Public Inquiries into development proposals; contribution to the management of movement of traffic on the highway network; liaison with other Council service units and teams within the Highways and Transport service unit; and support for the Planning Service as required.

You will assist the lead officer for highways development control with policy development and the review of standards and implementation of systems and standards as well as assisting in ensuring that the service responds to the corporate needs of the Council, and be actively responsible for managing the performance and continuous development of line managed staff.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us.

For an informal discussion please contact Paul Goddard on 01635 519207.

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Closing date: 2nd June

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people in under represented groups such as people with disabilities or from a minority ethnic group.