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StreetCare Supervisor (Highways)

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/08/2019 23:59
£28,785 - £31,371
contractual overtime paid on-top
Hours per week:
37 plus contractual overtime so 44 hours
Job Category:
Grounds & Highway Maintenance
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
South Gloucestershire Council Offices, Broad Lane, Engine Common Lane, Yate, Bristol, BS377PN
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Aug

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

StreetCare Supervisor (Highways)

We have an exciting opportunity to work on a spectrum of projects and prestigious schemes giving you variety and challenges within your job role. The StreetCare Design and Operations Team are responsible for delivering approx £15m of work annually with a workforce or circa 75 staff.

Benefits will offer you a work life balance with flexitime working patterns, a generous pension provision and ability to buy additional annual leave entitlement.

Hours: 37 hours per wk + contractual overtime of 7hrs making the role a 44 hours post. (Additional overtime payment of 7 hours is paid on-top of Base Salary).

The post holder will be responsible for supervising the implementation of civil and structural engineering schemes. This includes supervising the day-to-day activities of operatives, gangs & sub-contractors. Specifically the post holder shall be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Council’s in-house resurfacing team.

Main Duties:
- Supervision responsibility of civil and structural engineering schemes from the revenue & capital programmes of work.
- Planning work activities and supervise staff for schemes of any value undertaken by the section involving individuals, gangs, sub-contractors.
- Conducting daily briefings, undertake the daily selection of appropriate plant & materials and ensure a high standard of workmanship at all times.
- You will promote safe working practices and ensure compliance with the Authority’s policies & procedures for Health & Safety, including CDM. This includes delivery of regular toolbox talks, risk assessments, spot checks and accident investigations.
- Investigate and decide on appropriate action with respect to enquiries on StreetCare services, providing information and feedback to the public and other stakeholders, proactively or in response to questions or requests for service.

Essential Criteria:

- Driving license Category B.
- Construction Skills Certification Scheme – Supervisory Level or above.
- New Roads and Street Works Accreditation – Supervisor Level.
- Civil Engineering related Level 1 & 2 qualification.
- In depth knowledge & understanding of health & safety legislation including The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
- Significant relevant experience in the supervision of highway works in particular resurfacing works.
- Comprehensive knowledge of civil engineering work equipment, materials and the ability to judge when to make a decision on site and when to refer to the appropriate senior officer.
- Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with a good commitment to customer care and experience of managing staff including performance management.
- Good IT skills e.g. Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and Project.

Desirable Criteria:

- Sound working knowledge of local authority systems and processes.
- Civil Engineering related Level 3 or above qualification.
- CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme.
- CITB Site Managers Safety Training Scheme.
- First Aid at Work.

For further information about the job role please contact: Shaun Wilson, Operations Manager Tel: 01454 86 4108. Email: Shaun.wilson@southglos.gov.uk.

Use of a vehicle

If the nature of the duties require you to travel on Council business on a regular basis, so you must either have a current driving licence.

Our Values
Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

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