Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.
We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.
Wirral Council is seeking enthusiastic applicants for new roles in its Design & Commissioning team, highway design function which is part of the Council's Highways & Infrastructure service, in Neighbourhoods directorate. The team is committed to providing a high-quality civil engineering design and engineering project management service to all its clients as an internal traded business unit. The team has a large portfolio of projects from minor highway improvements under the Combined Authority Transport Plan to wider City Region major projects and Key Route Network infrastructure improvements. In order to help us deliver these services effectively we are seeking highly motivated individuals in the following key role:
We have developed a career progression pathway with four stages with a well-defined framework for progression through the stages, which would be subject to meeting the competency-based evidence at review. Successful candidates will be fully supported on their career path with rewarding work-related development and, where applicable, day release training at college. Applications are welcome from candidates meeting the essential criteria at any of the four stages as follows:
Trainee Technician, Band D - Salary £19,698-£20,092
Technician, Band F - Salary £22,183-£24,491
Engineer, Band H - Salary £29,577-£32,234
Senior Engineer, PO3 - Salary £32,910-£35,745
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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.
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