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  • Ref no: SLA06092
  • Published: 16/9/19
  • Closes: 27/9/19
  • Location: Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LB
  • Salary: £32,027.00 - £41,169.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Description

 

Permanent 

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated and committed individuals to join our Traffic and Transportation team. 

Experience in traffic and transportation engineering, road safety, strategy development, funding bids and sustainable transport is essential.  You should also have knowledge and experience of legislative and technical aspects in this area of work (e.g. TSRGD, traffic signs manual and relevant Acts).   Experience in the development and delivery of traffic and transportation related projects, both minor and major, would be advantageous, including the procurement and financial monitoring required.

An understanding of existing strategy and policy within this field and the ability to effectively contribute to its future development will be required.   You should be able to work under pressure to specific deadlines and directions, whilst working as part of a wider specialist team.

An HNC Civil Engineering or equivalent in transportation planning / engineering is preferably required.  In lieu of such a qualification consideration will be given to those candidates that can demonstrate strong knowledge and experience in this field, however, they must also demonstrate a clear commitment to gaining such a qualification within a reasonable timescale

It is essential that you have the ability to travel throughout the South Lanarkshire Council area.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of this specialist team tasked with taking forward a number of important Local Transport Strategy priorities as well as progressing some key elements of the Glasgow City Region City Deal projects.

Requirements

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from female applicants.

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

 

 

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