Highway Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
04/08/2021 23:59
Grade 5 (SCP 17 - 22) £24,491 - £27,041
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Agile Working
Post Number:
50063442, 50063072
Number of posts:
Closing date:
4 Aug
Further Information

Sunderland City Council are looking for a Highway Officer to work within the Asset & Network Management Team.

We have introduced a recent street works permit scheme to replace the previous noticing scheme, to manage all street and road works carried on the highway.

As Highways Officer you will support the delivery of the Council’s responsibilities and functions of the Asset & Network Management Team by undertaking Highway condition inspections and ensuring that all work activities carried out in the public highway are undertaken in accordance with the council’s Permit scheme; Traffic Management Act 2004; New Roads and Street Works Act 1991; Highways Act 1980; Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and associated codes of practice.

Additionally, there will also be duties and opportunities to carry out inspections of highway works associated with special infrastructure projects within the highway, such as large-scale fibre installations and similar.

Previous experience of highway network management, street works co-ordination, Highway Inspection or working within a utilities/local authority or similar service background, would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion please contact: Paul Robinson – 0191 5611459

Applications must be completed on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. If you need any support, contact Operational HR Services, Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk.

Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

All communication about your application for this post will be to the email address that you register with North East Jobs. This may include details of an online assessment you may need to complete and an invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other method. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

If you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted.