Operations Manager (Highways)

York, North Yorkshire
£29,361 - £34,115 per annum
31 Jan 2019
21 Feb 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Location: Eco Depot (Hazel Court)

Salary: Grade 9, level 1 - 4 (£29,361 - £34,115 per annum)

Package: 37 hours

Job category/type: Economy & Place, Highways, Project Management


Job description

Working for City of York Council is more than just a job. A career in local government provides a unique opportunity to make a real difference to our communities. We invest heavily in our staff, providing them with a working environment where they can flourish, with opportunities for career development.

The responsibilities and tasks for the Operations Manager include the management and development of the maintenance teams, including resources to enable a programme of schemes to be delivered on time and within budget.  Co-ordinate the activities of the team and help to meet its goals, both present, and in the future planning of works. Motivate and lead the team in order to promote a positive working environment and develop commercial awareness within the team. Produce detailed H&S documents for projects which include CDM files for HSE submission.  Update departmental risk assessments, Coshh data, RIDDOR data, safe working systems etc to provide and promote a safe working environment for all staff and members of the public.

The detailed Job Description is attached, this post attracts the following generous benefits package:

  • Flexible working, where possible, as we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance.
  • You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 29 days after 5 years service and 8 bank holidays.
  • Access to a defined benefit local government pension scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Family friendly policies, to further assist flexible working.
  • A commitment to staff learning, training and development.
  • A comprehensive employee wellbeing scheme and assistance program.
  • Assistance with travel to work through a cycle scheme and bus and train ticket loans.
  • High street discounts through a staff benefits scheme.

If you want to be part of a team that really cares about quality service delivery and you can demonstrate that you can meet the challenge, please contact Bill Manby on 01904 553233 for an informal chat or to book a slot on our Highways recruitment open day on 15 February 2019, 8am - 5pm where you can meet the current team and see the front line services that we provide.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Bill Manby, Head of Highways & Fleet, bill.manby@york.gov.uk  or on 01904 553233.

We have further vacancies available within the Highways Services Team, please see the attached document 'Highways Vacancies' for a summary.  To apply for any of the individual vacancies please go to the specific advert for further details and to apply online.

Closing date: Thursday 21 February 2019 at 12 midnight

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 4 March 2019

Job Description

Highways Vacancies

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