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Highways Agreement Officer

Employer
Central Bedfordshire Council
Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
£38,780 - £43,732
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Sector
Environment, Highways
Job role
Manager, Officer
Contract Type
Full time
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More about the role:

Find your greatness with Central Bedfordshire Council’s Agreements Team. You will work closely with developers throughout Central Bedfordshire to agree highway designs for new developments. Working with colleagues and developers to check and approve detailed designs to ensure the public highway is protected and considered at all times throughout the development process.

Understanding standard details, design guides and engineering experience will be essential in this role. You will be required to understand the Council's fees and charges for highway agreements under s38 and s278 of the Highways Act 1980 and have an understanding of how highway assets are constructed including drainage, street lighting, pavements high speed roads, rural roads and urban area designs. An engineering qualification is desirable for this role - this may be a civil engineering qualification or construction management or similar. Central Bedfordshire Council is a good training provider, where upskilling benefits the service we provide, the Council is keen to keep staff up to date with the latest best practice

What we can offer you

As well as joining a friendly, dedicated, and hardworking team you will have access to numerous benefits, including membership of the competitive Local Government Pension Scheme from day one, 24 days annual leave increasing with length of service, full IT equipment to enable agile working, access to our Employee Assistance Programme, family friendly policies, discounted gym memberships and many other benefits from local and national retailers.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

Our Aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We are happy to discuss location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Highways Agreements Officer.

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Lisa Swannell - Principal Highway Contracts Officer at lisa.swannell@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk on 0300 300 6266

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.

If you require assistance to apply for our roles, help with writing your CV, interview techniques or careers advice please contact our team of careers advisors at ncs@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk Our service is confidential, impartial and free for all.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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