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Highways Development Management Graduate

  • Location: Aylesbury Vale
  • Ref: FS09266
  • Closing date: 28th February 2019
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £24,133 - £25,460
Corporate Office Based

Overview

You’ll help shape Buckinghamshire’s Transport Future through the Planning Process.

About Us

On 01 November 2018, it was announced by the government that the five councils in Buckinghamshire will become a single unitary authority in April 2020.  This is an exciting opportunity for all the councils in the county to come together to build a brand new council for Buckinghamshire, building on the best experience and expertise of the five current councils.  We are developing plans with our District Council colleagues to build a new Unitary Council that is ambitious in its outlook, provides Buckinghamshire residents with simpler ways to access services that they need, and makes best use of public money.  Any changes made to the structure of local authorities in the county may affect council employees in the future.  Therefore, the five councils have agreed to restrict applications to this position to current employees of the five councils for a period of seven days from 30 January 2019 to 6 February 2019.  External candidates are welcome to submit their application at any point; however, if a current employee applies during this seven day period, their application will be assessed prior to the council considering applications from external candidates.

Bucks County Council is at the heart of the community delivering essential services seven days a week, all year round to over half million plus residents, businesses and visitors. Touching the lives of everyone, the Council provides over 100 services from childcare to countryside parks, schools to social care and from roads to the registry office. From over 500 different locations, more than 10,000 employees work hard to meet the challenge of delivering outstanding service across a portfolio of services.

You’ll be working with our Highways Development Management (DM) Officers within the team, in addition to working with developers, consultants and district councils providing professional highway and transportation advice relating to planned development across the County.

About the role

In this role you’ll start as you mean to go on. In a real job that brings out the best in you - with real responsibilities, real challenges, and real scope to grow and we’ll support you with excellent training.

Alongside the £24,133 starting salary we offer flexible working, employee rewards package (including discounts on gym membership, high street shops & train tickets), 23 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, and the opportunity to become a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

About you

You will have a degree in a relevant subject, such as Geography, Civil Engineering (or similar), and wish to join a dedicated team, where you can make a difference. We’re looking for someone who is ambitious, caring, collaborative, and takes accountability for being the best they can be. If that’s you, and we see your potential to make a difference for our communities, this could be the right role for you.

Other Information

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. In return, we offer some of the best benefits around. Everything from a good work-life balance and flexible working, to discounted public transport and sports centre membership.

Please note interviews will be held 11/12th March 2019.

For further information please see attached job summary. If you have any questions please contact Joanna Thornton on 01296 383611 or jthornton@buckscc.gov.uk

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.

We recognise and reward you

Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people. We actively encourage a good work-life balance and promote flexible and agile working arrangements. We provide discounts on various Cafés, restaurants, shops and auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 26%. We also offer a salary sacrifice personal car lease scheme and the opportunity to gain membership to Costco. We have discounted gym memberships, Travel discounts with Arriva and Chiltern Railways and much more.

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