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Highways Network Officer

Employer
Cumbria County Council
Location
Cumbria
Salary
£31.346 - £32.234
Closing date
12 Dec 2021

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Sector
Environment, Environmental Health, Highways, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time
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Hours: 37 hours per week

Workbase: Brampton Highway Depot Brampton

The role will require regular site visits to assess and ascertain progress of works.

Contract: Permanent

Are you looking to progress your career within the Highways and Transport sector?

Are you looking for a new and interesting challenge?

We have a fantastic opportunity available for the right person to join our team working within the ever-changing landscape of network management. You will be joining a motivated and hard-working team preparing designing and processing highways improvement and maintenance projects. We are looking for candidates who can bring a real energy and a clear vision to the role.

About the role

The successful candidate will lead a team within the Carlisle area carrying out all surveys design specification and works supervision focussing on the improvement and maintenance of highways projects. You will work closely with the team and other depots around Cumbria assisting with planning and organising the team's work/projects ensuring delivery and completion of projects within agreed timescales and budgets.

The right candidate will be a confident communicator who can provide technical advice and guidance to colleagues about specifications and standards for highway design and maintenance. It will require close liaising with the public relevant stakeholders and colleagues to deliver cost effective solutions to the maintenance of local roads.

Who we are looking for

The ideal candidate will be organised and enthusiastic with excellent communication skills and experience of managing complex projects and contracts. You will be a team player and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. You will also need to be confident when liaising with a wide range of stakeholders and key partners.

If this sounds like you then please apply today!

Interview information

Closing date: 12/12/2021

Interview date: 17/12/2021

We are currently operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users however if there are any issues with accessing this technology we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality Diversity and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.

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