Are you looking for a career with an employer who offers a generous package of terms and conditions and promotes work-life balance and wellbeing amongst its employees? With a generous annual leave entitlement and access to a variety of flexible working options and initiatives, North Lanarkshire Council could be the place for you.
Why join us? North Lanarkshire is Scotland’s fourth largest authority by population and is perfectly situated in the heart of Scotland’s central belt with great transport links making this the perfect place to live and work! We have a detailed plan setting the direction to deliver an ambitious growth and development programme for growth and prosperity for all, making North Lanarkshire the place to live, learn, work and invest.
You will be joining a dynamic and flexible team within Road Maintenance, who currently operate an agile model of home-working and you will be required to travel throughout North Lanarkshire.
In this exciting role you will be responsible for the maintenance and management of the road and other council assets. You will be responsible for the identification, development and delivery of a range of infrastructure renewal and reactive maintenance programmes for roads, footpaths and other assets, ensuring that a risk-based asset management approach is at the heart of our service delivery.
With an HNC, or equivalent level qualification, in a relevant discipline, you will have significant knowledge and experience in Road Maintenance. You will have experience of working with contractors, external and internal stakeholders and working in partnership would be an advantage.
To be a success in this role you will be innovative, solutions focused, influential and have the ability to assess and react to changing priorities. You will be able to adapt to new technologies that help to improve service delivery and the customer experience. You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality services to our citizens and communities and you will promote the Council’s vision, values and reputation.
You will be business and customer focused with a demonstrable record of, identifying opportunities and achieving outcomes. You will be self-motivated with a flexible and collaborative approach to work and have the ability to cope with multiple and changing demands whilst meeting tight deadlines. You will also have a good understanding and knowledge of road policy and legislation.
With excellent organisational and IT skills, you will be able to utilise various Microsoft Office packages, and be a clear written and verbal communicator, with the ability to analyse information and clearly communicate with customers, contractors and other stakeholders.
This post is temporary until the 27 March 2022.
Working here at North Lanarkshire Council
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 offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.
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North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.
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We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.
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