Clerk of Works
S01, (£30,112 - £31,764 per annum)
Hackney Council is looking for a Clerk of Works to deliver on a qualitative, efficient and effective service, based on best practice and the delivery of high quality outcomes for the borough. This is an important part of the Highways and Engineering teams work to make Hackney a place for everyone.
You will be able to communicate effectively with service users to negotiate, present evidence or provide advice in a public forum. You will be familiar with writing reports and will have a wide range of correspondence relating to the team’s projects and functions. You will handle an extensive workload, including the ability to act on your own initiative, prioritise and meet strict deadlines to achieve successful outcomes. You will have the ability to liaise with internal directorates and external agencies to communicate project objectives and/or source information required.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
When applying for this role, there will be competency based questions within the application form to complete. Please ensure these questions are completed. A supporting statement is not required.
If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please visit www.hackney.gov.uk/jobs-
Closing date: 14 November 2018 @ 22:59hrs
Interviews will be held between the following dates: 26 November - 03 December 2018
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.