Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
- Reference: 5846.2
- Published on: Thu 18/05/2017 10:20 AM
- Closing on: Fri 26/05/2017 23:30 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
- Hours: 37 hours per week.
- Salary: £41,126 to £44,734 per annum
- DBS Check: No
- Location: Bedfordshire
Our Highways team aims to provide a high quality road network for the region. By ensuring our highways are safe for the public, we help make Central Bedfordshire a great place to work and live. As a Custodian for Area 2, you’ll make a big contribution. You’ll manage the Area Team for Area 2, liaise with members, identify problems and raise orders for repairs. Give local people outstanding roads and you could find your greatness.
Across Central Bedfordshire, thousands of residents, businesses and visitors use our roads every day. You’ll make sure they get a good experience, whether they’re walking, driving or cycling. The first step is to be responsible for what is happening on the highway network in your area. You’ll be the primary point of contact for elected members and town and parish councils for your area. You’ll lead on the management of the Council’s highway asset to ensure that the resources available are used to maintain the asset in the optimum way. To make sure we’re working efficiently, you’ll monitor the performance of highway contract procedures and check they comply with rules.
You’ve worked in highways maintenance before, so you’re used to dealing with contracts, works and customers. You build good working relationships, drawing on strong communication skills. You also ensure Health & Safety is paramount at all times. With a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, you’ll be IT-literate and a natural problem solver.
Join us, and take advantage of a generous rewards package and the chance to learn and progress. Be part of our team and find your greatness by giving our communities exceptional roads.