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Network Inspector - City Operations - Birmingham City Council

Grade 4 - £28,226 - £35,336


36.5 hours per week

The Role

Birmingham is in an unprecedented period of transformational change. As a consequence of the City's economic growth, regeneration and transformation there has been a significant increase in street works activity on our highway network. It is anticipated that there will be further major utility works, new developments, and transportation projects over the coming years in order to accommodate future growth.

The successful candidate will become an integral part of the New Roads & Street Works Permit Team. They will assist the Permit Team Leaders and Principal Traffic Officers in the delivery of a coordinated, planned and effective response to the Network Management Duty across the whole organisation as contained within the requirements of the Traffic Management Act 2004; and take a lead role in ensuring that street works Permits and Traffic Management Applications are in accordance with the agreed permit conditions and approved traffic management.

The post holder will report to one of the teams Permit Team Leaders. As part of their day-to-day duties, they will be site based with an allocated workload to visit specific works and assess the sites to ensure compliance. They will also be on the lookout for any illegal occupation of the highway and report and log accordingly. Working closely with the Coordination Officers, they will ensure that Works Promoters are adhering to their permit conditions and ensure the effective operation of Birmingham's Permit Scheme.

The Candidate

We are looking for passionate individuals, excited by the opportunity to work in one of the most exciting, dynamic and complex environments, anywhere in the UK.

We require someone with a strong understanding of street works and how to manage complex stakeholders, who is confident enough to work in a high-profile organisation.

You will be vital in ensuring the effective management of Birmingham's highway network; therefore, you will need to be authoritative and confident. You have a keen eye for detail, understand the importance of process, statutory legislation and guidance, and have the ability to prioritise your workload and negotiate effectively.

Birmingham is an exceptional city and the City Council is absolutely committed to having a workforce that reflects the diverse local community it serves.

For informal enquires please contact Luke Keen via email on [email protected]

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We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements , before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible).

Please upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments on to your application. This is required, you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification; please note that we do not accept CVs.

Job Description and Person Specification

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