Salary: £27,905 - £30,507
Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Flexible working arrangement
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Closing date: 24/11/2019 at 23:59
The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.
This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check
Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.
About the Post:
Barnsley is changing and with a recently adopted Local Plan aimed at preserving what is special about the borough whilst also providing significant economic and housing growth opportunities, now is a great time to be joining our forward-thinking and dynamic Planning & Building Control Service. The Local Plan identifies a number of large-scale urban extensions, the likes of which have not been seen in the borough for generations. The borough also sits at the heart of Transport for the North’s Southern Pennines Corridor where a number of major transport infrastructure projects are anticipated, including HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail and potential strategic highway improvements. In readiness for this, we are restructuring the service to focus on maximising these opportunities to create fantastic, sustainable and resilient places which we will all be proud to have played our part in delivering.
We are looking for a Clerk of Works to oversee highway works on site. The Clerk of Works will be part of a new team reporting to a senior engineer and will be responsible for ensuring that the council’s adheres to its duties under Sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act. The post provides the opportunity for a varied and exciting workload on a whole range of sites and the successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity of the existing and new highway network.
We are looking for a candidate who has experience of carrying out or inspecting a full range of improvement/maintenance works on the public highway and the ability to oversee such works. The post holder will also require knowledge of local and national policies, procedures and legislation relevant to the area of work, including Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015. They should also possess good communication, negotiation, organisation and interpersonal skills.
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Job Profile: Clerk of Works Job Profile.docx
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.doc
Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.
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