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Clerk of Works x 2

Job reference:23CORP50824G

Application closing date: 05/06/2023

Salary: £27,344 - £29,439 pa (£14.17 - £15.26 per hour)

We are currently recruiting for a Clerk of Works for the Highways Agreements team to work on a full-time contract. This role is largely a site based role out of Keynsham however flexible working patterns are available.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to ensure the delivery of our s38 and s278 highway works for extensive walking and cycling routes, estate roads as well as the accesses to our new communities, making sure new Developer led infrastructure is delivered to a high standard.

The role sits within a wider Highway Agreements team reviewing Technical Approvals with the support of specialists such as our signals engineer, lighting engineer in Highways undertaking joint inspections. It is expected that this role will continue and strengthen our existing joint working arrangements.

About you

You will be the Engineers eyes and ears on the ground ensuring highway works are carried out to specification so attention to detail and engineering knowledge are key. The role is ideally suited to someone with a practical background in highway works or as a first step into a career in highway engineering. A driving license is essential for this role.

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 Claire Nimmo on 01225 394338.

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 and Transparent.

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.



Clerk of Works x 2

Bath & North East Somerset Council
Keynsham, Bristol, UK
Salary: £27,344 - £29,439 pa (£14.17 - £15.26 per hour)

Published on 9 Jun 2023

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