We are looking for 2x Street Works Compliance Officers to inspect and ensure that works promoters carry out works on the public highway safely and in compliance with the New Roads and Street Works Act (1991), Traffic Management Act (2004), Highways Act (1980), Brighton & Hove Permit Scheme and all other relevant legislation. To also work collaboratively with other teams to ensure the regulation and co-ordination of all activities on the highway, in order to minimise disruption the highway network and its users. To take action to remedy breaches effectively through serving of notices and raising of charges
About the role
We are looking for someone to carry out sample and routine inspections on works activities and reinstatements on the public highway. Ensure works sites and reinstatements meet all necessary safety and legal requirements, identify defects and report them to the works promoter.
To follow-up defective reinstatements, ensuring that remedial works are carried out to the required standard and attending site meetings where defects are disputed. To carry out site occupancy inspections, identifying sites where works have overrun the permitted duration, taking photographic evidence and following up until the site is clear. To carry out permit compliance inspections, identifying and recording non-compliances and taking photographic evidence to support the issuing of Fixed Penalty Notices.
You will work with partner organisations, residents and local businesses when promoters are looking to develop projects.
- Working with community groups and elected members
- Meet the public when they are seeking to have vehicle crossovers installed
- Work closely with the Permit Co-ordinators
Key attributes we will be looking for will be:-
- Demonstrable team working abilities
- Showing you can be proactive in identifying, assessing and analysing problems
- Ability to gain the technical knowledge necessary for the role
- People skills to develop relationships with key stakeholders
- Able to interpret the legislative and technical specifications that apply to this field
For an informal discussion, please contact Caroline Panting - Street Works Manager on 01273 291251
Interviews are likely to be w/c 3rd August.
TO APPLY – as part of your application, please provide a copy of your latest CV and answer the branching questions. To help you, guidance on how to write a CV and how to answer the questions has been attached to the advert below.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.