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Highways Inspector

  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PLA47
  • Published: Thu 23/08/2018, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/09/2018, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £23, 866-£25,463
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rutland

Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because

we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto!

Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local

community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance

to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.

 

Who you are… An enthusiastic and motivated person with experience of highways maintenance,

who will ensure the County’s roads are maintained in a safe and serviceable condition. Confident and

assertive, you can prioritise appropriately and meet deadlines.

You will have a systematic, methodical and disciplined approach when dealing with documentation, in

order to maintain the high standards within the team.

 

What we need from you… The ability to carry out cyclical inspections of the public highway and

accurately record the conditions across the County. You will see the repairs process through from the

issuing of works orders to contractors to carry out repairs, to supervising them and their working

arrangements, including the measurement and certification of works to allow for the payment of invoices in a timely manner.

Good communication skills are essential as you will be regularly communicating with residents, elected

members and other teams in the council, providing advice on various highways matters. You will also be

the first port of call for enquiries and complaints in your area via telephone, letter and email. An

Accredited Highways Inspector Qualification would also be advantageous.

 

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful

county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access

to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!

 

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet

the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…

 

What to do now… Please visit our website for a full Job Description. For an informal discussion

regarding the post, please contact Neil Tomlinson, Senior Highways Manager on 01572 758342 or email:ntomlinson@rutland.gov.uk.

 

The closing date for applications is the 19th September 2018 with an interview date to be confirmed.

 

To apply: visit www.rutland.gov.uk to apply, alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an

application pack, email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01527 722 577.

 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you

require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all

sections of the community.

 

Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and

promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are

protected from harm.

 

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  • Job Description
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PLA47
  • Published: Thu 23/08/2018, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/09/2018, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £23, 866-£25,463
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rutland

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