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Highways Development Management Technician & Delivery Technician

  • Location: Aylesbury Vale
  • Ref: FS08322
  • Closing date: 30th September 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £24,133 - £26,787
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Overview

You’ll help shape Buckinghamshire’s Transport Future by joining the County Council as a Highways Development Management Technician in either the planning or delivery team.

We are looking for two new technicians to join the Highways Development Management team. This is your chance to play an influential role and make a lasting impact on our county. We are a close knit team that prides itself on our knowledge and ability, and we welcome innovation and ambition, as well as a drive to provide the right solution for the community.

About Us

Buckinghamshire County Council is entering one of the most exciting periods of change in its history. We’re looking to become a more agile, commercial and digitally-focussed organisation. The aim? To benefit our residents and shape our county for the future. With substantial investment in place, we now need people who are determined to make this transformation happen.

About the role

You’ll be assessing development proposals, preparing statutory highway consultation responses on planning applications and facilitating highway works to mitigate the impacts of development in Buckinghamshire. This includes attending site visits, advising on technical issues and responding to queries relating to developments across the county. Expect to be challenged, supported and developed in the field of Highways Development Management.

About you

This is an entry role, suitable for a graduate or somebody looking for a change in career.

Excellent communication skills are a must, and the confidence to articulate and express your own views to colleagues, developers, Local Planning Authorities, and Councillors.

You’ll be able to harness your detailed analytical skills to process a variety of data into readily understandable outputs. This may be to tight timescales, so an ability to work under pressure is essential.

It would be advantageous to possess a relevant degree (or equivalent experience).

Other Information

Where our roles are customer-facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the role.

Interviews will be held on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th October 2018.

For further information please see both job descriptions attached.

Our Values

Ambitious. Accountable. Caring. Collaborative.

Our values are what make our culture at BCC unique and we expect all our people to live them in their approach.  Ambitious. We want people with a strong desire and determination to succeed. Accountable. Our people take pride in owning actions and decisions. It’s all about using our resources wisely and recognising that the public money we use is all going towards a better future. Caring. We’re people, working for people. Being caring, kind and supportive is intrinsic. Collaborative. Working in a team, sharing ideas and knowledge only means positive things. By creating more effective solutions together, we are able to deliver better outcomes to the county as a whole.

About the business unit

The future of our county's environment and infrastructure is in your hands. Buckinghamshire - one of the fastest growing economies in the UK - is facing an exciting period of major growth. Our aim is to manage the major growth pressures within Buckinghamshire in a tough financial climate. Commercial and innovative, we are developing policies that strike the right balance between environment protection and growth. We’re adopting innovative solutions to service delivery and growth. We partner with businesses and community sectors in virtually everything we do; playing to the strengths of these sectors to deliver first class services to our customers.

We recognise and reward you

Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people. Everything from a good work-life balance and flexible working to discounted public transport and sports centre membership.

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