Street Works Event Coordinator

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£35,745 - £39,880
Posted
19 Jul 2021
Closes
26 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full time

This is Event Management as a Senior Street Works and Permitting Officer

Are you a qualified highways engineer who wants to make a difference to how events are managed within Lincolnshire? Are you an ambitious, diligent, hardworking individual with a passion for customer care, and excellent communication skills?

Are you interested in working for an organisation that is committed to providing exceptional service to event organisers and local communities, where you can make a difference? If so, Lincolnshire County Council has the role for you.

About the Role

We are currently looking for an individual who can ensure the efficient use of the Lincolnshire Highway Network for Events and Vehicular Accesses and manage the team on operational, technical, performance and financial matters, in the coordination, inspection and compliance of activity on the highway. You need to be able to represent the authority and provide Safety Advice at local and County SAG's (Safety Advisory Groups), to approve the use of the public highway and provide advice to local and national event organisers for the benefit of the service and the local economy.

You will be responsible for managing the delivery of the S184 vehicle access applications, with planning, monitoring, reviewing and developing all policy and procedures required to deliver this part of the service.

An in-depth knowledge of Traffic Management, Traffic Orders and legislation is essential.

You will assist the Street Works and Permitting Manager in the interpretation and implementation of legislation and policy to safeguard the authority against potential legal challenges. This will include support to constant review and amendment to working practices, procedures and systems.

About us

Lincolnshire County Council always seeks to take a proactive and positive approach to managing event applications and the provision of highways safety and technical advice. We have over the past two years positively engaged with Remembrance Event Organisers in the provision of awareness training to provide organisers with the necessary advice on how to ensure these events are run safely and successfully. Our commitment is to support events within Lincolnshire for the benefit of the community, the economy and the 'Place' of Lincolnshire as an excellent area to live, work and visit.

This is what the future looks like - Great work starts with having great people on board and that’s where you come in. We want to make the most of your skills, and to train, guide and support you to make a positive impact on Events within Lincolnshire. If you’re interested in being part of the very exciting future of Events within Lincolnshire and to provide creative ways to maximise the community and economic benefits, then we will help you achieve your goals.

We are offering a competitive salary along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a CV application processes and as such it is imperative that your covering letter clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role (as set out in the attached Job Description) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.

If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact James Houghton at james.houghton@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Applications Close on 26/07/2021 and interviews will be held 12/08/2021.

At the current time during the Coronavirus restrictions,  all our employees are working from home if they are able to do so to support the health and safety of all of our colleagues.  We are embracing new ways of working and we are anticipating that remote working will continue to be a key feature of this role. You will be  given a nominated contractual work base and once current restrictions are lifted you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary.  

Our technology platform and equipment is very good enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have in place good connectivity and we will discuss during the recruitment process if support with this is needed.

Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.