- Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
- £28,979 - £32,666 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
- Work From Home:
It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday, hours of work to be agreed
To start asap
Home Working Consideration
This post may be considered for home or hybrid working in accordance with East Lothian Council’s Home Working and Worksmart Policies, and the requirements of the service. Options will be discussed with candidates at interview. All employees must be based in the UK.
East Lothian is one of Scotland's fastest growing council areas. Home to more than 100,000 people, the county is renowned for the richness of its local communities and their proud history.
We have an exciting opportunity for Roads Officers to join a flexible team of professionals in delivering a high quality service within East Lothian Council Roads Services team. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who has knowledge and experience in the delivery of active travel and sustainable transport options. This will include preparing reports and documentation to secure funding streams, the development and implementation of policies, procedures and strategies relating to Roads and Transportation and working with schools to promote a cycling strategy and an active travel plan.
With excellent organisational and IT skills, you will be able to utilise various Microsoft Office packages, and be a clear written and verbal communicator, with the ability to analyse information and clearly communicate with customers, contractors and other stakeholders.
The candidate will need to be confident with good verbal and written communication skills who can quickly establish good working relationships. You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team of Technical staff and will engage with a wide and diverse audience (Technical and non-Technical) as well as members of the public.
It is expected that the individual will be suitably educated to HNC/SVQ Level 2 in Civil Engineering or related discipline and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience. You will be working within an office environment and will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within beautiful East Lothian. You will need to have an ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service. Opportunities for development and advancement will be made available to those that what to develop skills and knowledge within the organisation. If this sounds like you and you want join a team with excellent terms and conditions and opportunities to develop skills then please apply.
If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays, and a wide range of other benefits included the NHS car leasing scheme. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnPro to help you reach your full potential and further your career.
To assist in the promotion and delivery of active travel and sustainable transport options, maximising efficiency of service delivery within specific standards and in accordance with the Council’s policies and plans with a commitment to achieve best value.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Educated to HNC/SVQ Level 3 in Civil Engineering or related discipline and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.
As the duties of this role require you to effectively travel to successfully undertake the full remit of the role, you must hold a current driving licence and have access to a vehicle.*
(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.)
The preferred candidate for this position may be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
If a Disclosure check is required and you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will also be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.
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