It is a great time to join us at Knowsley: we have a substantial list of pipeline schemes for housing, transport and economic development, including several high-profile schemes such as the multi-award winning Shakespeare North Playhouse and the nationally recognised Halsnead Garden Village. We are also in the process of implementing three Town Centre masterplans and five further strategic development sites. We also continue to make successful bids for funding to implement sustainable / active travel schemes promoting walking, cycling, health and wellbeing. In short – a brilliant place to thrive and grow your career.
We are looking for a keen, motivated individual to fill the role of Highways Enforcement Officer within our Highways and Capital Delivery Service. The ideal candidate will have either suitable qualifications or appropriate work-related experience in Highways and/or Civil Engineering. The post holder will be placed in our Streetworks Team and will undertake duties which will ensure that the statutory reposnsibilities of the Council are met and, that powers are exercised lawfully.
This post involves visiting mutliple sites on a daily basis; however, the successful applicant will also be expected to work on a hybrid basis, working from home and in one of our Huyton offices when required, as part of an expanding multi-disciplinary team of officers and engineers working collaboratively, supporting each other and sharing knowledge as necessary to deliver successful schemes for the benefit of Knowsley’s local communities and the wider Liverpool City Region. This is your opportunity to contribute to making Knowsley “the place of choice” for housing, jobs, business investment and infrastructure development. Flexible working will be required, which may on occasion, result in working from home, different offices or on site, as appropriate.
Further information on current major developments in Knowsley can be found at www.investknowsley.co.uk
You will need either BTEC ONC or HNC in Civil Engineering, or other related/equivalent Highways qualification and a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (must include English and Mathematics) or any equivalent qualification and or be working towards a relevant Civil Engineering of Highways related qualification.
The successful applicants will enjoy the following benefits:
Easily accessible location (15 minutes to Liverpool, 30 minutes to Manchester by rail), with staff car parking permits available;
Working within a supportive and team orientated environment;
Opportunities for career progression and to take on additional responsibility;
Minimum annual leave entitlement of 26 days per year, dependant on grade, plus bank holidays. There is also an option to purchase up to a maximum of 10 extra days annual leave;
Flexible working over a 36 hour week.
Generous Council pension scheme;
Access to working rewards including -
Childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, staff technology purchase scheme, discounted gym membership, and a host of other local discounts.
For informal enquiries please contact Keith Moyles - 0151 443 5948
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