Locality Officer

£32,234 - £34,728 per annum
28 Apr 2021
17 May 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Are you a problem solver and enjoy working with a wide variety of people? Do you have the motivation to proactively manage your own area of Warwickshire's road network? Have you ever wondered how Historic Shakespeare's County road networks are managed - to patch or not to patch? 

We are looking for a Locality Officer to join us, this is a fantastic opportunity for self-starters with experience in Highways and Traffic Management and knowledge of current legislation relating to Highways Act 1980.

As a Locality Officer you would be part of the South Area Client Team, based at Budbrooke in Warwick, and you will be responsible for a geographical area in the South of the County, within in which you will be dealing with all routine highways related matters and making responses to all customer contacts within your area, including dealing with our Winter service and Out of Hours emergencies on a rota basis.

You would also be responsible for determining many different programmes of highway maintenance work, managing demand from members of the Public, Elected Member and Parish Councils. Managing Highway regulation and providing customer service, to ensure Warwickshire meets its obligations under the Highways Act and other relevant legislation.

Key Requirements

An understanding of or experience with current highway maintenance best practices would be an advantage, as would familiarity with Highways Act 1980, TMA (2004), NRSWA (1991) winter service experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. 

Additional Information

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification

If the prospect of this fantastic opportunity appeals to you, we would encourage you to take the opportunity to have an informal discussion around this role with David Elliston at davidelliston@warwickshire.gov.uk

Previous applicants need not apply.

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 17 May 2021.

Interview date: w/c 24 May 2021.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.