Highways Officer Highways and Transport

Location
North Yorkshire
Salary
£28,2281 p.a.
Posted
08 Aug 2018
Closes
09 Sep 2018
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

Are you someone who is looking to progress their career with one of the most highly regarded highway services in the country? Are you someone who is looking for a new challenge in a new area with the prospect of getting support to relocate? Do you want to work in an “office” that exhibits natural beauty like no other?

NYCC are delighted to offer this fantastic opportunity for those wishing to progress their career in the Highways and Transport department team building on a depth of practical experience delivering roadworks. The core focus of this job is to assist the Maintenance Manager and Improvement Manager in managing Client activities in the Area, especially with regard to the safety of the highway network and the compliance with the County Council’s works specification. As part of this role you will complete safety inspections of the highway network including the maintenance of computer records, inspect and approve for sites for operations carried out under the Highway Authority, you will also complete inspections of developer funded road works in the existing highway under Section 278 of the Highways Act and complete inspection of new roads funded by developers. In addition to this you will be working with the developer and his team to ensure the scheme is delivered to the appropriate standard and in a timely manner.

What are the benefits of working for NYCC?

In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team all of whom work hard towards developing our Highways department.  You will also have access to a variety of competitive employee benefits such as generous leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of salary sacrifice schemes.

Whilst the posts are county wide, we are supported with modern technology and accessibility to enable flexibility and agility with working from other work bases or from home and patterns of work, centred around the needs of our customers and the achievement of visible leadership- enabling the post holder to achieve excellent work life balance. Whilst the post base would be Northallerton, we are supported with modern technology and accessibility to enable flexibility and agility with working from other work bases or from home and patterns of work, centred around the needs of our customers and the achievement of visible leadership- enabling the post holder to achieve excellent work life balance.

Living and working in North Yorkshire

This is a great place to live with easy access to the wonderful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks. There is a rich diversity of environments to enjoy for all the family - outdoor activities like Brimham Rocks and coastal walks, also vibrant places to visit such as York, Leeds and Harrogate. With good access routes A1(M), A19 and A64 & M62, making North Yorkshire easily accessible from many surrounding areas including Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Teesside, Hull, East Riding, West Yorkshire and Doncaster

Whether you are looking to start your career or looking for a new challenge, we would like to hear from you. For further information about the role please contact Luis Alpalhao on 01609 533154 or Nigel Smith on 01609 535818. . For more details about NYCC Highways & Transportation department go to https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/highways-opportunities

We will not accept applications from agencies.

Closing date: 9th September

Interview date: 24th September