Street Works/Highways and Enforcement Team Leader
Highways & Enforcement Team Leader
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Southend Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre offering traditional seaside living that makes it a great place to live and work. This diverse and busy town has great public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links. The Council are looking to appoint an experienced Highways and Enforcement Team Leader.
Your new role
In this exciting role, you'll be responsible for 3 Highways and Enforcement Supervisors. Assisting in the management of the Highway Network in accordance with relevant legislation, you'll be managing the coordination of the Street works throughout the borough liaising with Statutory Undertakers, agents Emergency Services, Utility Companies and contractors. You'll be maintaining the public highway infrastructure in Southend and proactively addressing/resolving problems affecting the operation of the public highway. You'll be in charge of managing the enforcement team to address damage and illegal use of the highway as well as managing the highways inspectors who are responsible for reporting of highways and street works defects etc.
What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this position, you'll need strong leadership and clear communication skills, you'll need a relevant degree or professional qualification/experience in Traffic & Highways and environmental crime enforcement. Ability to complete training and development to achieve CSAS accreditation or already accredited. Ideally you'll have undertaken or be working towards a relevant highways inspector competency training programme and have National Street Works Qualification Register Experience. You should also have experience of working within a highways maintenance environment or similar, with significant experience of streetworks or public highway inspections. It's important that you are up to date with relevant legislation and policy frameworks that apply to the service. (New Roads ad Streetworks Act, Traffic Management Act, Safety at Street works and road works, Highways Act).
What you'll get in return
Offering a competitive salary of £45,859. When joining Southend Borough Council, you can enjoy a range of benefits including: flexible working, salary sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. 23 days annual leave plus an excellent pension scheme. A full list of benefits can be viewed on the Southend Council-Hays website
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