Street Authority Permit Inspector

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
28/09/2021 23:59
£25,991 - £29,577
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be County Hall, but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
28 Sep
Further Information

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Highway Network Management Section as a Street Authority Permit Inspector.

As a Street Authority Permit Inspector you will be responsible for undertaking inspections of street and road works and ensuring they are in compliance with our Road & Street Works Permit Scheme and all other relevant legislation and codes of practice.

If you have experience of working in a traffic, highways, road and street works or enforcement environment and can demonstrate drive, ambition and commercial awareness then we would like to hear from you.

Responsible for undertaking inspections and identifying highway reinstatement defects and inadequacies in signing, lighting and guarding.

Responsible for inspections in accordance with:

• The New Roads and Street Works Act 1991
• Traffic Management Act 2004
• The County Council of Durham Road and Street Works Permit Scheme 2020
• Code of Practice for Inspections 2002
• Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in the Highway 2020

Required Qualifications:

• NVQ Level 3 in a Civil Engineering discipline or relevant experience in a traffic, highway or road and street works or enforcement environment.

• Willing to train towards and achieve relevant technical qualifications in Streetworks as agreed by the Street Authority Permit Team Leader.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Alexandra Ellis, Street Authority Inspections & Performance Supervisor on tel. no. 07827 354145 or email alexandra.ellis@durham.gov.uk.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held by electronic means on week commencing the 11th October.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264469/ 264086/ 266148 or email PESNCC@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Anyone currently listed on the Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact Payroll and Employee Services.

Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.