Highways and Structures Technical Assistant.2674

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/10/2020 23:59
£24,313 - £26,999
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
2 Oct
Further Information

Highways and Structures Technical Assistant

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service

Technical Services manage and maintain the Northumberland Highways and Structures network with a large team of highly skilled individuals working from various depots across the County.

The role

You will assist the Senior Team Leaders in delivering a wide range of technical Highways projects as well as being responsible for day to day workload and staffing issues.

You should be able to demonstrate an ability to manage staff and resources in order to deliver Capital schemes on time and within budget.

You will travel to operational sites on a daily basis liaising with Team Leaders and Supervisors at all times of the year in all weather conditions, as well as attending meetings with colleagues at various depots across the county or attend virtual meetings. You will be expected to make positive contributions to these meetings.

You will need to demonstarte an awareness of all related Health and Safety matters to protect yourself and others while working on the Highway.

You will be expected to carry out a wide range of other duties relative to the level of this post.

We are offering: 
-A starting salary of £24313 (£24,313 - £26,999 Pay award pending)
-Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
-A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

Essential requirements:
-All essential requirements as shown in the Job Description

Closing date for applications is 2nd October 2020

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Graham Bucknall at graham.bucknall@northumberland.gov.uk to arrange an informal discussion.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.