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Street Works Permit Officer - WMF1034e

Employer
Westmorland and Furness Council
Location
Cumbria
Salary
£32,076 - £33,024
Closing date
19 May 2024

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Sector
Parking, Streetscene
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

The Street works Permit Officer role within the Highways Service is vital in processing Streetworks Permits and street works duties throughout Westmorland and Furness.

The role will ensure the authority complies with all its duties to coordinate and ensure all works on the highway are approved and planned to reduce congestion and minimise disruption to the public. The role will provide technical advice and support to other teams within the service and the role is also a key interface with utilities, contractors, members and members and public.

What can we offer you!

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • 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

We are currently operating both in-person and virtual interviews. Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process for this specific position, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

If you are invited to a virtual interview, this will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Safer Recruitment

At Westmorland and Furness Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all employees, volunteers and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Westmorland and Furness Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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