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Senior Technician Traffic Data - WMF1158e

Westmorland and Furness Council
Grade 9 £32,076 - £33,024
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Traffic Management
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity to support the Traffic and Asset teams in managing the National Street Gazetteer and the traffic data collection, processing and reporting throughout Westmorland and Furness.

We are looking to recruit a friendly and motivated candidate to join the Highways Service as the service is continuing to grow and develop. We are looking for someone who can ensure all work activities are carried out with a focus on improvement, attention to detail and meeting timescales.

About the role

In this role you will be required to input the Westmorland and Furness Council submission to Geoplace for the National Street Gazetteer. This is a statutory duty and requires liaison with address custodians and knowledge and expertise of specialist software (NSG software via WDM).

You will carry out activities relating to traffic surveys which will involve the production of specifications and contract documents for procurement. You will issue work instructions and organise coordination of activities with own team and area Traffic teams, including collection of appropriate inventory information and updating of records.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a strong communicator, who can take part in effective liaison with internal and external stakeholders, and who can work effectively and coordinate working with colleagues operating across the Highways service.

They will have strong organisational, planning and administration skills, can work well as part of a team, but also have the ability to work with minimum supervision.

If you meet most of these criteria but not all, we still encourage you to apply. We are looking for individuals who are proactive, adaptable, and capable of making a significant impact.

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


Application and Interview information

Closing date: 16 June 2024

Interview date: TBC

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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