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Teams Leader - Traffic Signals (WMF1011e)

Employer
Westmorland and Furness Council
Location
Penrith, Cumbria
Salary
£42,403 - £43,421
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

Westmorland and Furness Council, Highways and Transport Service, are looking for an experienced, motivated and friendly individual to join us as a Traffic Signals Team Leader. We are excited to offer this permanent opportunity covering the entire area of Westmorland and Furness Council, a large and thriving organisation.

The role manages a small team which is vital in managing the traffic signals assets throughout Westmorland and Furness to reduce congestion and to provide safe crossing points for greatest accessibility. The role will ensure the maintenance of traffic signals and also provide technical advice and support to other teams within the service to monitor and improve performance of the Councils existing traffic signals infrastructure. The team investigate faults, plan and organise projects with budgets to improve and replace equipment as needed liaising with suppliers and contractors. This includes carrying out activities relating to surveys, design, specification and data collection.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a confident communicator to provide technical input and guidance to colleagues. You will also provide advice on the application of legislation, regulation, policy and principles to both internal and external customers of the Council where appropriate. Awareness of construction contracts, traffic signal maintenance activities and national design standards is desirable. You will be able to work under pressure, and be an effective team leader, helping to innovate and motivate throughout the wider team and service.

What can we offer you!

Excellent training and development

Flexible working opportunities

Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)

Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

Competitive rates of pay

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