Lincolnshire County Council is looking to recruit a Senior Highways Officer, to join our Lincoln team, to lead the team in the delivery of Local Highways Management, contributing to operational, technical, performance and political matters to ensure the efficient use of the Lincolnshire Highways Network.
About the Team
The Local Highways North Team covers Lincoln and the North of the County and this role specifically involves day to day management of highways matters in and around the Lincoln area. The road network varies from quiet areas of natural beauty to busy streets in the largest urban area in Lincolnshire. Lincoln is a vital area of tourism and growth for the County.
This position is critical in delivering the Local Highways Management Services in accordance with the Highways Act 1980 and the County Council's Policies and Procedures. The role is varied and challenging and you will have the opportunity to broaden your skills through training and development to support your progression in the highways sector, with opportunities for progression into more senior roles within the wider Highways Service.
Your workload will include highways maintenance, winter maintenance, highways safety inspections, Highways Act enforcement, minor highways and environmental improvements and public and political interface on all highways services.
It is essential that you hold an HNC or Eng Tech and/or IEng in an appropriate discipline, OR have a demonstrable level of knowledge and skill suitable for the role.
Further candidate essential and desirable criteria can be found on the Job Description, which is attached to the advert on the LCC Jobs page.
Above all else you need to have a positive "can do" attitude and be passionate about ensuring the Lincolnshire Highways Network delivers for the residents of the county.
About Our Offer
Along with a competitive salary we are offering:
- A Contributory pension
- Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
- Flexible working policies
- Career progression opportunities
- A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more
Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure
If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, before clicking apply! If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to www.lincolnshire.gov.uk.
As this is a CV application, it is imperative that your covering letter clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role (as set out in the Job Description) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.
For a informal and confidential discussion about the role please contact:
Joe Phillips-Melhuish via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will close on 05/02/23 and interviews will take place on or around 13/02/23
Best of luck with your application.