Job Title: Site Negotiator
Salary: £30,451 to £32,234 per annum
Full-Time: 37 hours per week
As a Highway Authority, Worcestershire County Council (WCC) has responsibility for co-ordinating all works on the highway network of Worcestershire. Both WCC and undertakers are required to give notice to each other of their intended works. This process is aimed at assessing the impact on any works to minimise disruption to traffic networks and any foreseeable inconvenience which could be caused to street/road users.
WCC carries out these duties under the New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) / Traffic Management Act (TMA) 2004 taking action to ensure compliance by all works promoters
All works promoters are required to apply for a permit from the highway authority and WCC issues these through the joint permit scheme West and Shires Permit scheme (WaSP)
Our Street Works team are looking for a dynamic individual that is a good team player with good communication skills to fill the role of the Streetworks Site Negotiator. The Site Negotiator will carry out inspections on live works on the highway , issuing high and low risk defects where required and will also work closely with our Enforcement team on site occupancy and our Permitting team with the upfront assessment of traffic management proposals from utilities and private undertakers.
Experience working in a similar fast-paced environment and a good working knowledge of Mayrise would be an advantage also have a sound understanding of current Street Works Registers and the use of handheld inspection devices would be beneficial. the County's co-ordination & Network Management duty on the Worcestershire highway by assessing and processing Permits,
In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :
• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts
We are inclusive – this is important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.
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Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.
Please write your application with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Application Closing Date: Friday 4th February 2022
Anticipated Interview Date: To be confirmed