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Ref no:
SLA09625
Published:
21/6/2022
Closes:
5/7/2022
Location:
Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LB
Salary:
£33,651 - £42,830 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Description

Roads and Transportation Services

Location: Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton

Hours:  35 per week

1 x Grade 3 Level 2 - 4 and 1 x Grade 3 Level 8

Permanent

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated and committed individuals to join our Traffic and Transportation team. 

Playing a vitally important role in keeping our towns and villages and people moving, the main duties include traffic and transportation engineering, road safety, strategy development, funding bids and sustainable transport.  You should have knowledge and experience of legislation and technical aspects in this area of work (eg TSRGD, traffic signs manual and relevant Acts).  Experience in the development and delivery of traffic and transportation related projects, both major and minor, would be advantageous, including the procurement and financial monitoring required.

An understanding of existing strategy and policy within this field and the ability to effectively contribute to its future development will be required.  One of the posts will also include an element of road safety education in addition to the engineering and technical aspects of the position, so experience in this area would be beneficial.

You should be able to work under pressure to specific deadlines and directions, whilst working as part of a wider specialist team.

Successful candidates must have a HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent in a relevant subject, and ideally you should be an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer or working towards this.

You must hold a current driver’s licence as you will be expected to travel throughout the Council area.

A commitment to customer focus, service delivery and responsiveness will be vital as will the ability to commit to our constant efforts to refine, innovate and improve delivery.

For these posts and other across the Service we have adopted a flexible approach to the working arrangements. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of this specialist team tasked with taking forward a number of important Local Transport Strategy priorities as well as progressing some key elements of the Glasgow City Region City Deal projects.

Requirements

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from female applicants.

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

 

 

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