Assistant Street Works Manager
Management Grouping: Place, Communities & Infrastructure
Team: Street Works (Area Teams)
Location: Foots Cray
Salary: £26,934 - £30,786 per annum plus Essential Car Allowance
Contract: Permanent / 36 hours per week
Closing Date: 17/08/2018
Job Reference: PCI0000121
We are looking for a strong team player to manage the Street Works Permit Team, and assist the Street Works Manager in providing quality and value for money services, administering of the London Permit Scheme and providing excellent customer service to our residents.
The work is varied and interesting, and involves the day to day supervision of a team of permit officers, monitoring of Street Works finances, ensuring that all works in the Borough comply with the London Permit scheme and all current safety legislation as well as hands on co-ordination of works on the highway.
You will also play an active role in dealing with emergencies that may affect the highway and the residents of Bexley; as well as attending site meetings to discuss major works; therefore you will need to be mobile around the borough and have use of a vehicle.
The post is career graded and your starting salary will depend upon your qualifications and experience. An understanding of the New roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA),the London Permit Scheme (LoPS) and the Traffic Management Act is desirable together with experience in coordination and operational support environment however, training will be provided.
Excellent written and verbal customer service and communication skills are essential as you will be liaising with colleagues, other internal departments, Utility companies, Council Members and members of the public, with an aim of minimising disruption resulting from street works. A proven ability in dealing with finance and producing accurate reports will be expected.
The Council offer excellent training opportunities and have a strong commitment towards personal development, so if you are enthusiastic, committed to succeed and want to progress your career with a forward thinking authority, then look no further.
Please do not apply for this position if you have previously applied in the last 6 months
For an informal discussion, please contact Sophie Cornell on 020 3045 4517
What we offer:
· Relocation Package up to £8,000
· Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
· Performance Related Pay
· 25 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
· Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
· An excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices
· Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
· MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.
View more about our employment deal here.
Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.
The Street Works Team manages front line service delivery borough wide and are engaged detailed inspections of the safety of utilities works throughout the Borough, administration of the London Permit Scheme in line with all current relevant legislation and an annual revenue ofover 1 million pounds.
· Closing Date for your application: 17/08/2018
· Please visit our https://jobs.bexley.gov.uk/wrlive to find out more and apply. CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.
· Anticipated/Interview date: 23/08/2018
This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.
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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:
- Do you have a Bexley employee number?
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