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Highway Supervisor

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: 1284
  • Published: Sun 21/07/2024, 1:10 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/07/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: GBP 35,577.00 - 36,567.00 per year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed

Organisation: London Borough of Waltham Forest

Salary: SO1 £35,577 - £36,567

Contract Type: Full time Permanent

Working hours per week: 36 hrs

Application Deadline: Wed 24/07/2024

Proposed Interview Date(s): TBC


About Us:

Bursting with culture, energy, and opportunity, the London Borough of Waltham Forest is a fantastic and exciting place to work.

We are a highly ambitious borough. Driven by culture and the innate creativity of our residents, we have developed new and innovative ways to build our communities. Our Council is relentlessly resident-focused, insight-led, digitally driven and commercially minded; a Council focused on meeting the needs of our existing and future residents.

London Borough of Waltham Forest is one of the Mayor of London's Good Work Standard employers. This accreditation is a proof of our commitment to creating a healthy, fair and inclusive workplace. This includes fair pay and conditions, workplace well-being, skills and progression and diversity and recruitment.

About the role:

Waltham Forest Highways & Traffic Management is responsible for about 420km of roads, 900km of footpaths, 30km segregated cycle tracks and require an experienced Highways supervisor to manage the day to day inspections and maintenance of the infrastructure using a risk based inspection procedure.

The post holder will be required to carry out walked inspections of the public highway and its infrastructure, order appropriate repairs, manage assigned budgets, investigate accident claims, monitor the contractor's performance and take action to ensure that the relevant codes of practice are followed and that the safe operation of the network is maintained.

The ideal candidates will have in depth knowledge of both Highway Maintenance and Streetworks practices.

IT skills should include the ability to use Microsoft Office packages and experience in the use of Symology street works management system will be useful.

The successful candidate will join a busy team within our Highways Department and you should therefore have good time management and organisational skills and be prepared to meet strict deadlines. Out of hours working will be undertaken as required as will participation in a rota for the out-of-hours emergency call-out system. A full driving licence and daily use of a vehicle will be required.

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Key Responsibilities:

To undertake inspections of the public highway and highway infrastructure, ordering repairs and maintenance as appropriate, to ensure that risks are removed or reduced for all users.

To provide support and specialist knowledge to the service area

Qualifications and Requirements:

NRSWA registration

Numeracy and literacy qualification e.g. GCSE English and Maths or equivalent

Relevant vocational qualification or experience in subject or area

Lantra highway safety inspection

Terms and conditions:

Satisfactory employment references

Satisfactory declaration of interest;

Suitable driver's license;

As a public authority, we must ensure that members of staff in public-facing roles are able to speak fluent English. This means that they must have a command of spoken English, with confidence and accuracy, sufficient for the effective performance of their role. This requirement does not refer to any particular English language qualifications, regional or international accents, dialects, speech impediments or the tone of conversations. It does not require staff to speak only in English.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications online by pressing the 'Apply' button below. This includes a supporting statement that outlines to us how your skills and experience make you a good candidate for this vacancy.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population. We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace. The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: - Promoting equality of opportunity - Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage - Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. - Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy.

We are keen to support employees to balance their working life with other commitments. Therefore, wherever possible, we will consider working arrangements that suit an individual's personal circumstances whilst still meeting the needs of the Council. If you would like to discuss the possible flexible working options that might be applicable to this role, please contact the person named below or feel free to discuss this during your interview.

For more information on the benefits of working for the Council, please visit https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/find-jobs-and-other-opportunities/working-us.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Anthony Brown at anthony.brown@walthamforest.gov.uk

If you have any technical issues when trying to apply for this post, please contact our Recruitment Team via email at recruitment@walthamforest.gov.uk.

The Council's preference is for online application. However, if you have a disability and are unable to complete an online application, please email recruitment@walthamforest.gov.uk so we can arrange an alternative application method.

Click here for further information on the Human Resources recruitment privacy notice.

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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: 1284
  • Published: Sun 21/07/2024, 1:10 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/07/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: GBP 35,577.00 - 36,567.00 per year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed