Overview

Highways Team Leaders

Salary: 25,481 – 25,991

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role

Hours: 37 hours per week

Workbase: Operating out of Carlisle and Eden at our area based Highways depots at Penrith, Brampton and Dalston

Contract Details: Permanent contracts

Are you a hard-working and experienced Highways operative, looking for the next step in your career?

We are looking to recruit a number of team leaders across the county to support with the supervision and organisation of teams and ensure that a culture of performance, safety and quality is embedded within the service.

The Role

As well as being responsible for a wide range of highways maintenance and construction type work, the right candidates will be supervising small teams, ensuring that they are operating at optimum performance and the outputs of the team meet or exceed targets. You will also be required to assist the Supervisors in the programming and ordering of materials and plant needed by the team to deliver their tasks, always guaranteeing the team is operating safely and adhering to procedures.

You will also be required to conduct Out of Hours duties in response to adverse weather and incidents on the highways.

Who we are looking for:

The successful candidates for this role will be organised, focused and have a high level of attention to detail, ensuring all your team completes work to the expected quality. We are looking for someone who has proven experience of motivating and leading staff; who can be positive, dedicated and ensure a culture of teamwork. A full UK Driving Licence, as well as experience in a relevant field with the use of plant and equipment associated with the role. This is a customer focused service, so personal conduct is key, as is good levels of communication.

We are also looking for people who can adapt well to the demands of the service, who can travel throughout Cumbria and surrounding areas, and who are willing to take part in winter maintenance function or other out of hours functions.

Interview information

Closing date: 25/10/2020

Interview date: 09/11/2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

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Highways Team Leaders

Salary: 25,481 – 25,991

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role

Hours: 37 hours per week

Workbase: Operating out of Carlisle and Eden at our area based Highways depots at Penrith, Brampton and Dalston

Contract Details: Permanent contracts

Are you a hard-working and experienced Highways operative, looking for the next step in your career?

We are looking to recruit a number of team leaders across the county to support with the supervision and organisation of teams and ensure that a culture of performance, safety and quality is embedded within the service.

The Role

As well as being responsible for a wide range of highways maintenance and construction type work, the right candidates will be supervising small teams, ensuring that they are operating at optimum performance and the outputs of the team meet or exceed targets. You will also be required to assist the Supervisors in the programming and ordering of materials and plant needed by the team to deliver their tasks, always guaranteeing the team is operating safely and adhering to procedures.

You will also be required to conduct Out of Hours duties in response to adverse weather and incidents on the highways.

Who we are looking for:

The successful candidates for this role will be organised, focused and have a high level of attention to detail, ensuring all your team completes work to the expected quality. We are looking for someone who has proven experience of motivating and leading staff; who can be positive, dedicated and ensure a culture of teamwork. A full UK Driving Licence, as well as experience in a relevant field with the use of plant and equipment associated with the role. This is a customer focused service, so personal conduct is key, as is good levels of communication.

We are also looking for people who can adapt well to the demands of the service, who can travel throughout Cumbria and surrounding areas, and who are willing to take part in winter maintenance function or other out of hours functions.

Interview information

Closing date: 25/10/2020

Interview date: 09/11/2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

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Click here for Role Profile

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