Traffic/Road Safety Engineer

Slough Borough Council

Traffic/Road Safety Engineer

Observatory House, 25 Windsor Road, Slough
£38,223 to £43,421 Plus £1039 Local Weighting Allowance and £5,973 Market Supplement
Permanent - Full-time
DBS requirement: Standard

What you’ll be doing:
Working at the forefront of our vibrant Transport and Highways team you will play a vital role in the development of safe, high quality engineering projects, as well as leading on the delivery of statutory Council responsibilities in support of sustainable growth, social inclusion and accessibility.

The post will require a person with an understanding of road safety scheme development, attention to detail and commitment to deliver high quality work. A high degree of flexibility, creativity and a positive forward-thinking attitude is required. We have a far-reaching Transport vision and a commitment to delivering safety improvements across our transport network in this exciting role. Join us to help deliver a safe, integrated, sustainable transport solution.

A relevant professional qualification is useful to work in a multi-disciplinary team and manage a complex and varied programme. You will have experience of demonstrable collaborative skills, ability to manage a range of high profile and high priority projects, and comfortable interacting with internal and external contacts at all levels.

If you have a sound knowledge of highway design principles and standards, an ability to analyse technical data to design schemes, can write technical reports for decision makers and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment then we would welcome an application from you. We particularly welcome applicants who have previous experience in highways project management and road safety auditing.

Our Council:
Our vision is to make a difference to our communities and our environment and we would love you to join us in our mission! All of our employees, whatever their job, contribute greatly to delivering services to local people - either directly, or by supporting colleagues. We celebrate diversity and are continuously striving for our residents to enjoy fulfilling prosperous and healthy lives.

What we offer:
We offer a supportive place to grow and develop your career with a real opportunity for your input to be valued and heard. Ambition and innovation will be required now more than ever and you will join a friendly and collaborative environment where you are encouraged to thrive.

Alongside a competitive salary, we provide:
26 days annual leave (not including Bank holidays), rising to 30 days between 2 - 5 years’ service and 33 days after 5 years’ service.
The Local Government Pension Scheme

We offer a wider range of great benefits including:
• Flexible and hybrid working options to promote work-life balance
• Our commitment to equality and diversity through a range of employee networks
• Wellbeing initiatives
• Tax - free childcare and childcare services
• Season loan ticket - to help with the cost of your rail / bus journey to & from work.

The closing date for applications is 28th May 2024.
Interviews will be held week commencing week commencing 10th June 2024.

To apply please click here


  • Location: Observatory House, 25 Windsor Road, Slough
  • Job Title: Traffic/Road Safety Engineer
  • Salary: £38,223 to £43,421 Plus £1039 Local Weighting Allowance and £5,973 Market Supplement
  • Closes: 28 May 2024
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