Directorate: Housing Development and Growth
Section: Highways and Emergency Planning
Location: Federation Road Depot
Grade: Level 6
Actual Salary: £26,421 - £28,770
This advert is open to both Internal and External applicants.
Stoke on Trent City Council has a vital role to play in ensuring the City stays on the move, by maintaining and enhancing our road networks.
Reducing congestion is a key role for our Street Works Team. We need to increase our current dedicated Street works team’s capacity, so we are seeking three talented individuals who want to join us to support the delivery of our objectives through proactive coordination of road works and activities on the Cities roads.
You will be responsible for providing professional coordination advice and making complex decisions in the management of roadworks on our Highway network and assist the Street works Manager to ensure the delivery of an efficient and effective licensing and enforcement process in relation to the highway legislation, such as the Highways Act 1980 and New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 etc.
Ensuring that all activities taking place on the highway are carried out in an appropriate and safe manner.
The post holder will need to be confident in dealing with internal and external stakeholders. These will include the Public, Local Councillors as well as works promoters and contractors.
With an accreditation in Street Works, you will have proven experience in dealing with traffic management and coordination issues and have a familiarity with reinstatement specifications.
You will also be well-organised with effective communication skills and an awareness of relevant legislation.
It is essential that as the team operates in a highly reactive work environment you are able to prioritise your own workload, work to tight deadlines, be methodical in your approach, use initiative and operate with minimum supervision.
Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority. If this happens you will be advised accordingly.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this – we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.
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