Senior Engineer Active Travel

Bath & North East Somerset Council

Bath and North East Somerset Council

Bath & North East Somerset Council

Senior Engineer Active Travel


Job reference:23CORP50821E

Application closing date:05/06/2023

Location: Keynsham

Salary:£38,296 - £41,496 pa, pro rata (£19.85 - £21.51 per hour)

Contractual hours:18.5

Part time

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer, Active Travel to work on a part-time basis, 18.5 hours a week. This role will be based in Keynsham, with flexible working arrangements available.


About the role


We have a fantastic opportunity as a part-time Senior Engineer for Active Travel developing walking, cycling and wheeling schemes across Bath & North East Somerset.


This exciting post will involve working with key internal and external partners to develop and deliver a co-ordinated and effective programme of active travel schemes, including managing consultants.


About you


We are looking for a motivated individual experienced in developing and delivering a wide range of active travel schemes to assist walking, cycling and wheeling. To support you we are also recruiting three assistant engineers/technical officers.


Our district offers you a great place to live and work, having a stunning blend of countryside, villages, and towns as well as the City of Bath, a World Heritage Site.


Your main place of work will be the award-winning, modern Civic Centre in Keynsham, halfway between Bath and Bristol, easily accessible via car or public transport, with a train station 5 minutes’ walk away.


Why B&NES Council?


We offer a wide range of benefits, to ensure that you are paid fairly for your work, have the flexibility to enjoy a great work/life balance, and have the support you need. These include:


  • A competitive salary package
  • A range of flexible working and hybrid working options, including flexi-time, four regional offices and home-working, dependent on service requirements
  • A generous holiday allowance and special leave provisions
  • The Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme – whatever life throws at you; we are committed to supporting you and your well-being at work and home
  • Professional and personal development including in-house training and accredited qualifications including Aspiring Manager and Leadership Development
  • Discount scheme including the VECTIS card that offers numerous local discounts including cycle to work and free entry to numerous local attractions with B&NES


Interested to find out more?


If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved, please contact Nick Helps on 01225 394163.


To apply


Please use the online application facility.

For further information on applying please see “Application Form Help” page on the Jobs website.


Bath & North East Somerset Council has one overriding purpose – to improve people’s lives. We have four core values which shape every aspect of our working life and how we look to the future. These values are to be Bold, Empowered, Supportive andTransparent.


Please explain in your application how you could incorporate these values into the role you are applying for.


As an equal opportunities employer, Bath & North East Somerset Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and is opposed to discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, 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 us.


Interview Date: Tuesday 13th June 2023.


Please note the Council operates a policy of prior consideration for roles for any individual on the Council’s at-risk register. This means should a redeployee express an interest in this role, providing they meet the essential criteria for the role, they will be interviewed before any shortlisting or interviewing of external candidates.



  • Location: Keynsham
  • Job Title: Senior Engineer Active Travel
  • Salary: £38,296 - £41,496 pa, pro rata (£19.85 - £21.51 per hour)
  • Closed: 5 Jun 2023

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