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Job Description Technical Assistant, Perth PKC11071 £23,838 - £25,189 Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD The post is based in Pullar House, Perth but will involve a mixture of office and site based...

Job Description

Technical Assistant, Perth  PKC11071
£23,838 - £25,189
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
The post is based in Pullar House, Perth but will involve a mixture of office and site based working. The post holder will design and supervise works in accordance with the appropriate legislation, recommended standards and Council and Roads Service Policy. The role will primarily consist of delivering projects such as new footways, traffic signs, road markings and various traffic calming measures. It will also involve the investigation of road safety concerns, responding to correspondence and dealing with Traffic Regulation Orders. The Roads Service as a whole is responsible for a wide range of technical work and staff may be required to carry out other tasks within the department, compatible with their abilities, as its priorities might require.

The Individual

An enthusiastic and experienced person is required to become a member of the Road Safety Team. The candidate should have good communication skills and be competent in the use of MS Office applications. They should also be capable of working as part of a team as well as under their own initiative.
Please contact Daryl McKeown, Road Safety Officer on 01738 477387 or at if you require any further information.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

At PKC our values and behaviours  influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC  and you could soon be joining our team!

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.
As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas. 
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

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