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Ref no:
EAL08188
Published:
13/1/2023
Closes:
29/1/2023
Location:
Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
Salary:
£30,859 - £34,545 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week
Work From Home:
Yes

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

Hourly Rate of Pay £16.91 - £18.93

Days of Work:
Monday - Friday (hours to be agreed with line manager)
To start asap

This post is being re-advertised. Previous unsuccessful candidates need not re-apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Roads Officer to join a flexible team of professionals in delivering a high quality service within East Lothian Council Roads Services team. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who has knowledge and experience in the inspection and maintenance of a road network. 

You will be required to use Computer aided design (CAD ) to produce drawings/works packages to allow the maintenance and  construction of the road network. You will also be required to assess, review, prioritise, prepare orders and supervise works on site by the internal labour force and or external contractors ensuring works are completed in accordance with contract documentation and best practice.

You will need to be confident with good verbal and written communication skills who can quickly establish good working relationships.  You will also need to be IT proficient as digital technology is used daily as part of the role. You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team of Technical staff and will engage with a wide and diverse audience (Technical and non-Technical) as well as members of the public.

You will be working within an office environment and will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within beautiful East Lothian. You will need to have an ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service. 

Opportunities for development and advancement will be made available to those that want to develop skills and knowledge within the organisation. If this sounds like you and you want join a team with excellent terms and conditions and opportunities to develop skills then please apply.

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays, and a wide range of other benefits included the NHS car leasing scheme. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnPro to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

Home Working Consideration
Applications for homeworking or hybrid working will be considered for this post, subject to a trial period and in accordance with East Lothian Council’s Home Working and Worksmart Policies which can be found here. Home or Hybrid working options can be discussed with candidates invited for interview. All applicants must live in the UK and will be expected to attend Council offices from time to time as required.

Job Details

To assist and support the delivery and development of a full range of Road services, maximising efficiency of service delivery within specific standards and approved budgets and in compliance with the Council’s obligations as the local Roads Authority and its policies and plans with a commitment to achieve best value.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way
The 'East Lothian Way’ – values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to HNC/SVQ Level 2 in Civil Engineering or related discipline and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

Driving Licence
As the duties of this role require you to effectively travel to successfully undertake the full remit of the role, you must hold a current driving licence and have access to a vehicle.*
(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.)

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:
www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: East Lothian Council do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail).  All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form.  Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form.