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Highways Officer

Employer
Lincolnshire County Council
Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£26,466 - £29,174
Closing date
12 Jun 2022

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Sector
Environment, Highways
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time
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Lincolnshire County Council is looking to appoint a Highways Officer to support the planning and delivery of excellent highways services. The role is responsible for a specific geographical area for Highways Services functions within the Local Highways (North - Lincoln & West Lindsey) team.

This is an exciting opportunity in an ever evolving service that is both challenging and rewarding.

About the Role

The post holder will be responsible for their own area as part of a team covering a quarter of the counties highway through Local Highways North. There is a varied workload that challenges the officer to prioritise engineering solutions in their area based on the safety, serviceability and function for the public.

This workload includes highways maintenance, winter maintenance, highways safety inspections, Highways Act enforcement, reaction to highways emergency events, environmental improvements and acting as a public interface for all highways services.

The post holder will contribute to a conscientious culture of proactive, future-focused service delivery that is accountable and engaging to our customers.

About You

We are looking for candidates who are knowledgeable and experienced within the highways sector that can work effectively within their own area of expertise (whilst developing their skills on a daily basis), supporting their team, collaborating with colleagues across the service to deliver the best outcomes for our customers in Lincolnshire.

To do this a combination of technical knowledge and good communication skills will be required, underpinned by a dedication to the customer and drive to achieve targets.

You will ideally hold HNC or Eng Tech in appropriate discipline, however applicants with suitable industry experience will be considered.

Streetworks accreditation and Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) registration is desirable but not essential.

You will be flexible and responsible, with good interpersonal skills allowing you to work within a dynamic and diverse team.

You will be required to drive at work on a daily basis therefore a full and valid driver's license is essential

About the Team 

Lincolnshire County Council's Local Highways Management Team provide a front-line service and essential maintenance to one of the biggest highways networks in the country.

There are four Local Highways Teams covering the North, East, South and West of the county who work in partnership with both internal Operational Asset Management teams and external contractors within the Lincolnshire Highways.

LCC is recognised as a leading light in the Highways Sector, becoming one of the first 2 "Band 3" authorities in the country in the Department for Transport incentivised funding, as well as previously winning the Highways Management award at the MJ awards.

Our Local Highways Teams continue to deliver an excellent service by agile working, on site with mobile technology and by working from home. 

About Our Offer

Along with a competitive salary we are offering:

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Flexible working policies
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more

Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure

If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, before clicking apply!

If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role, then please contact; Joe Phillips, Local Highways Manager, via email: joe.phillips@lincolnshire.gov.uk

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

 

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