Reference: RA0005333
Description: Are you a problem solver and enjoy working with a wide variety of people? Do you have the motivation to proactively manage your own area of Warwickshire’s road network? Have you ever wondered how Historic Shakespeare’s County road networks are managed – to patch or not to patch?

County Highway’s Client Services Team is charged with the routine maintenance of the highway network in Warwickshire as well as dealing with all enquiries from the public and other stakeholders, licencing and legal enforcement of the Highways Act 1980, winter maintenance activities, Councillor delegated budget schemes and contributing to forward programmes of larger structural maintenance works.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Highway Area Surveyor, to work in the highway maintenance arena.Warwickshire is really proud of its Highways Team and their passion, commitment and all the hard work that goes into getting the highest possible rating for our highways service. With continuing investment into Warwickshire’s highway network, we aim to ensure that our roads and footpaths are fit for future generations and continue to score highly in national surveys.

The Highway Area Surveyor role is a fantastic opportunity forself-starters with experience in Highways and Traffic Management and knowledge of current legislation relating to Highways Act 1980.

As a Highway Area Surveyor you would be part of the North Area Client Team, based at Coleshill. You will be responsible for a geographical area in the County, within which you will be dealing with all routine highways related matters and making responses to all customer contacts within your area, including dealing with our Winter service and Out of Hours emergencies on a rota basis. The Emergency Rotas are subject to additional standby payments plus additional hours worked, on top of the base salary.

You would also beresponsible for determining many different programmes of highway maintenance work, managing demand from members of the Public, Elected Member and Parish Councils. Managing Highway regulation and providing customer service, to ensure Warwickshire meets its obligations under the Highways Act and other relevant legislation.

If this is you, we would love to hear from you, to find out what you can offer to our service.

For further information please see the job description and person specification

Key Requirements

An understanding of or experience with current highway maintenance best practices would be an advantage, as would familiarity with Highways Act 1980, TMA (2004), NRSWA (1991) winter service experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Additional Information

For an informal discussion and further information about the roles available please contact:
Gerald Brooks: geraldbrooks@warwickshire.gov.uk
Daniel Perkins: danielperkins@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 28th September
Interviews: Friday 6th October

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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contacthrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukand we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce.Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. Seemore.
Region: North Warwickshire
Location: Coleshill
Salary: *GBP*34,723 – *GBP*37,261 per annum
Package: Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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