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Lead Technician

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

The Lead Technician role is based in the Policy and Regulation Team and provides an excellent opportunity for a conscientious individual looking help us manage the highway network for all road users, including pedestrians, to improve road safety and access to facilities.

The position will support the Highway Authority in delivering a traffic regulation order service, contributing to the Council and Directorate’s objectives through joined-up working, community engagement and the flexible use of resources. 

Your contribution will ensure a customer focus in the service delivery and ensure benefits are realised for communities in terms of improving the environment and conserving resources.

Working with Community Groups and Partners, dealing with customer correspondence from Parish Councils and members of the public. You will be an excellent communicator, both verbal and written and be able to build relationships with the community, elected members, businesses, partner organisations and other stakeholders. 

In person interviews to be conducted during week commencing 22nd April 2024

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Sharon Piper, Policy and Regulation Manager

What will you be doing?

Responsible for carrying out the statutory process for the making of Traffic Regulation orders (TROs). Drafting all relevant legal documentation ready for formal advertising of the scheme in the media and on the CCC website. Collating responses to the formal consultation. Preparing detailed reports to enable Members/Managers to determine unresolved objections. Making of the TRO including sealing. As required by the Highways Service and other organisations.

About you

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who preferably have experience in traffic engineering or a highway related background. 

Being motivated to make a visible difference to our communities and drive forward change to meet our net zero ambition. 

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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