Traffic Signals Officer

Cumbria County Council

Cumbria County Council

Job Title: Traffic Signals Officer
Job reference: REQ00000012569
Application closing date: 25/07/2021
Salary: £29,577 - £30,451
Hours: 37 House per week
Workbase: Usually this role is based in Parkhouse, Carlisle but due to COVID-19, it will involve homeworking/working from home.
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated person to join us within our Highways Service, as a Traffic Signals Officer. This is a vital role, managing the signals Cumbria County Council have throughout the County, to reduce congestion and to provide safe crossing points for all road users.

About the role
As Traffic Signals Officer you will assist in the monitoring and performance of Cumbria County Councils traffic signals infrastructure, providing technical advice and support to other teams within the service. This role is also key to communication with Council Members and the public.

The role will include investigating any reported faults and taking the appropriate action to rectify any issues, quickly and effectively. Other elements of the role will include, planning and organising projects, updating records of data systems, determining compliance with the Councils policies and regulatory frameworks and ensuring their application while also supporting the management in the production of performance data and analyses, covering all of the operation of signalised facilities.

You will always represent the County Councils best interests by ensuring effective communication and collaboration both within the Council and with external organisations.

Who we are looking for
We are looking for an experienced and highly skilled candidate, confident in dealing with contractors, customers, and service providers, with a working knowledge of standards, specifications, systems, guidelines, regulations, policies, and legislation.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in project, asset or performance management and have the ability to work flexibly. We are looking for someone who wants to make a real difference with innovative ideas to achieve a greater more effective service delivery, with the ability to then drive this throughout the County.

If this sound like your next move, and you are looking for a challenging and extremely rewarding role, then please apply now!

It’s a great time to join us!

Hear more from Phil Greenup, Assistant Director of Highways and Transport, here: 

Interview information
Closing date: 23rd July 2021
Interview date: 30th July 2021

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

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
As an equal opportunities employer, Cumbria County Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Cumbria County Council.

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  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job Title: Traffic Signals Officer
  • Salary: £29,577 - £30,451
  • Closed: 23 Jul 2021

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