The starting salary for this role is £31,273 per annum and is based on a 36 working hour week.
This role is open to remote working meaning you aren't required in the office 5 days a week. We're less about you driving to work and more about us collectively driving down our carbon footprint. We care about how you work rather than where you work; the people rather than the postcode. In support of our people and our greener futures strategies, we'd welcome a conversation with the successful candidate on what remote working may look like for you.
The Environment, Transportation and Infrastructure Directorate is a large and complex directorate with responsibilities including facilitating safe and reliable journeys, shaping places for our customers, achieving sustainability and climate changes targets and always putting the customer first while providing excellent value for taxpayer money.
The Highways & Transport service within the Directorate is responsible for ensuring the effective management, maintenance and improvement of all highway and transport assets. The highway is the most valuable asset managed by Surrey County Council with a replacement value of approximately £7.5bn and is critical to the economic growth of the County. It is regarded by Members and residents as one of the most important services provided by the Council. As such, the service manages significant financial, health and safety, and reputational risks.
The service operates in an environment with significant political engagement, and has daily contact with MPs, Cabinet members, backbench Members and committees. Excellent customer service is standard and the postholder will be expected to embrace this in their approach, ensuring they put the customer at the heart of everything they do. They will be accountable to elected Members and residents to explain decisions and actions. The postholder will be part of a small team responsible for traffic regulation orders across the county. These are legal instruments and can be challenged in court.
Attention to detail and the ability to produce high quality / accurate plans using CAD (or similar) software packages are essential. Parking restrictions are available to view on our website, these records have to be meticulously maintained. The postholder will be office based but expected to travel around the County as required to undertake inspections or audits.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Good standard of secondary education
- High level of computer literacy
- Excellent CAD drafting skills (2D only required)
- Ideally experience / knowledge of traffic regulation orders
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Record of continuous professional development.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 12 November 2021.
Interviews will take place week commencing 29 November 2021.
For an informal discussion contact Michelle Caines on 01483 518325 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.