Job Term: Permanent
Appointment Type: Full time
Days of work: Monday to Friday
Hours per week: 37 hours per week plus 2 hours contractual overtime
Place of Work: Carnaby Highways Depot
A vacancy has arisen within the in-house Highway Team, which delivers the day to day maintenance of the highway and footway networks within the East Riding.
We seek a reliable, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join our successful team, to supervise the delivery of a range of projects which could include small scale patching, drainage and footway repairs to county wide paver surfacing and surface dressing operations, together with general highway construction and maintenance works.
The Highways Team have a strong ‘can do’ attitude which is focussed on delivering high standards of work to all highway users.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of working in the highway maintenance or construction industry, together with a forward thinking attitude to ensure the service continues to build on its previous successes. A full, clean driving licence is essential, preferably with Category C1 entitlement.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience of supervision of others, together with organisational skills and completion of prime documents to ensure the team are compliant in terms of health and safety and other applicable legislation.
A NRSWA Supervisors certificate is desirable, as is knowledge and experience of Construction Health and Safety legislation in relation to highways works.
The position is based at the Highways depot in Carnaby. You will work a standard 37 hours plus 2 hours contractual overtime, Monday to Friday, per week. Additional overtime is worked on a planned basis, as are standby rotas which include the Highways out of hours standby, this service is to attend emergency situations which occur on the Highway network outside of normal working hours. You may be called upon to participate in this standby rota as the out of hours duty officer, directing the frontline operatives in emergency situations.
The Council is committed to the development and training of its employees to ensure they develop and unlock potential for the future. Successful applicants will receive training around health and safety and ongoing skills development.
If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Scott Melville Operations Manager (North Area) on 07909998284.
Closing date: 31 October 2020
Interview date: To be arranged
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Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 143.20kb)
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