Highway Services is part of the Place Department, under the responsibility of the Director of Environment and Operations. It provides Enfield with the operational capacity to manage the Council’s highway infrastructure and associated assets. The service is also responsible for the delivery of the Council’s Network Management Duty under the Traffic Management Act 2004 and the coordination of all highway activities under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991. The Council is a founder member of the London Permit Scheme and has a dedicated Street Works team to manage all of its statutory obligations.
The Network Coordination Team are looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated person to join its Street Works Team. The Street Works Officer post is an exciting front line role which involves regular engagement with utility companies and contractors working on the public highway. The successful applicant will predominantly be working outside of the office undertaking inspections of utility works within the borough and recording their performance of reinstatements and safety and issue Fixed Penalty Notices when contraventions are identified.
The post holder will also be expected to attend site meetings with utilities and key stakeholders to agree proposed traffic management arrangements.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post
We are looking for someone with a good knowledge of Street Works and associated legislation who is innovative and has the ability to generate ideas and develop into this role.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing on 13 Deceber 2019
To apply, please click on the link 'apply for this job'
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Cheyenne Moses on 0208 379 5342 or Cheyenne.Moses@enfield.gov.uk . A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Paul Wilkins 0208 379 2127 or Trevor King on 0208 379 3456 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.