Would you like a career in the Council? Do you have a keen eye for detail? Do you enjoy working with the public? Do you want to learn technical drawing skills? There’s an exciting opportunity for you to join Brighton & Hove City Council’s Parking Design & Implementation Team.
You would support our multi award-winning Parking Services Team to deliver a wide range of exciting projects from new Parking Schemes, to Cycle Parking programmes and new mapping systems as well as a programme of maintenance works. We are looking for a new traffic technician who is keen to learn how to use technical drawing software, analyse data whilst ensuring a first-class customer focused service is delivered.
About the role
Your role will involve a variety of tasks making no two days the same! You could be in the office or out making site visits. You will communicate with a wide range of the community to consult on changes to the road network including parking restrictions and new parking schemes and to develop your understanding of the pressures from different users on the road network whilst considering the council’s carbon neutrality strategy.
As a core member of the Parking Design and Implementation Team, you will learn how our parking and services support and serve a wide range of residents and businesses in the city. For example, processing disabled bay application and liaising with the disabled car users’ group. Providing day-to-day team support, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of project administration, customer service and engineering delivery that will improve our city both now and in the future.
The Traffic Technician role is a career graded role meaning as your skills develop you can be moved up a pay grade. You will work across all teams within Parking Design and Implementation which will give you an excellent understanding of the whole team’s work and place you in a great position for future progression.
Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
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Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).