Team: Highways Business Improvement
Job Family: Enabling CBG14
Salary: £48,659 - £51,915
Hours: 37 hours per week full time
Base Location: Working from home and any CBC offices, including Thorn Turn Depot, Houghton Regis. You will be expected to attend a CBC office location on a monthly basis, and as needed to carry out your role required by the service
Contract Type: Hybrid - Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 12th August
Interview Date: Interview date week commencing 15th August 2022
About Us :
Central Bedfordshire is an ambitious authority, determined to be an exemplary one. Our strategic location and high quality of life mean we are one of the fastest growing areas in the country.
As a council we face the same challenges every business does - investing in the right places and delivering great results. Except for us, it’s all about our 289,000 residents. We’re totally focussed on helping to improve their lives and making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.
This is a great time to join us on our journey.
About the role:
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join a modern, innovative team with Central Bedfordshire Council. We are looking to strengthen our Highways Service through the appointment of a dedicated Traffic Manager. This is an exciting time to work in the council’s Highways Service, if you would like to help make Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work, we would like to hear from you.
You will work with the Head of Highways to support the delivery of the Highways Service. You will manage the Traffic Management Team including Road Safety and Streetworks functions. The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate an understanding and have managed a team delivering Streetworks and road safety schemes. Day-to-day, you will be able to deliver key improvements through; policy development, the implementation of traffic calming and road safety schemes, and assess the impact of traffic on the network using a data led approach.
To join us you will have experience in a similar role, ideally with a traffic engineering/management background. You are organised and have in-depth knowledge of highway and traffic legislation and regulations including the Highways Act, the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions and the Traffic Management Act. You can analyse statistical data, write policy and strategy documents, and enjoy completing tasks in a complex environment. With this expertise, you’ll have the confidence to contribute, and your strong communication skills will be essential along with an organised, team-focused approach.
What we can offer you :
As well as joining a friendly, dedicated, and hardworking team you will have access to numerous benefits, including:
Hybrid working arrangements as appropriate. We recognise the importance of supporting our employees to balance their home and work life and to be able to work in the most efficient way. As a hybrid worker you will be able to work from home with access to any CBC location.
A £250 one off hybrid worker payment, helping you achieve a safe and suitable work space at home
Support to work from abroad for up to a month a year where appropriate
Generous family friendly policies and practices
A supportive and inclusive environment that values and celebrates differences
Staff network and support groups
Annual leave allowance 24 days + statutory holidays rising to 31 days with length of service.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). This is a valuable part of our rewards package for employees and includes Life Assurance: click here
An Employee Assistance Programme offering support to all employees through workplace changes as well as other work, family and personal issues
Training and Learning offer – we have access to hundreds of courses and role specific training is also available
Access to discounts from local and national retailers
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We welcome discussion on location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.
To assess your suitability for the role, you will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Team Leader Traffic Management Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Jade Jones, Head of Business Improvement at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 300 5584.
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at email@example.com
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to improving the diversity of our workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. Therefore we welcome applications from everyone. In addition we are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.
If you require assistance to apply for our roles, help with writing your CV, interview techniques or careers advice please contact our team of careers advisors at firstname.lastname@example.org Our service is confidential, impartial and free for all.