Salary: £36,167 - £40,464 per annum (pay award pending)
Closing date: 24th September 2023.
Interview date: 27/28 September 2023.
We are looking for highly motivated, suitably qualified, and experienced Engineers in the field of Highways, Development and Water management to work within our Hampshire Engineering Services team. We are seeking those with experience in concept design, feasibility, detailed design and project management, and on-site delivery, with demonstrated performance and suitable experience at this level.
This role offers the opportunity to work across a large range of projects that the council supports. You must be a confident communicator, and be organised, as the role involves working with a range of colleagues and clients both within Hampshire, and undertaking sold service work for external parties.
You will be aware and conversant with current industry legislation, standards, and guidance, and demonstrate best practice. The council is committed to mitigation climate change effects on our networks and properties and ensuring that we push towards carbon net zero and reduction of other detrimental effects in our environment.
Above all, we are looking for individuals with natural curiosity, who are innovative, show a willingness to learn and grow, with the right personal and professional values to work in the public sector supporting our communities.
We are committed to developing our people and can offer you a career to expand your professional knowledge and learn from the best in the field, while enjoying the work-life balance you have always wanted.
We are passionate about our values:
- Making a difference
- Working as one organisation
- Integrity and respect
- Continuous Improvement
What we can offer you!
Hampshire County Council is recognised nationally as one of the highest performing local authorities in the UK. A modern, forward-looking local authority, it offers a pleasant, supportive, and collaborative working environment.
Hampshire County Council is also a flexible employer interested in making the most of your skills and offers a great work life balance. We invest in you through our internal development programmes and training and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
You will be provided with:
- Opportunities to develop your skills and experience, informally, or formally
- Flexible working arrangements such as part time hours, job shares, compressed fortnights, wrap-around school hours, and flexitime
- Local Government Pension, and annual leave which increases over time
- Opportunities to make a difference and receive support through staff networks for parents, carers, and people with protected characteristics
- The support of a wider team who will value you and what you achieve.
We are a fully inclusive, equal, and diverse employer, and value the inputs that all can bring to the role. We want to get the best from staff, who are our biggest asset, to truly benefit the residents of Hampshire and deliver best outcomes.
This role will be based at our Winchester offices, however as part of Hampshire County Council’s Open Workplace Policy, the successful candidate can undertake a proportion of their work at home. You are welcome and able to come into our large Winchester-based offices either flexibly, or on a regular basis if you would prefer. You will also join the whole team for in-office collaborative working days.
Hampshire is a beautiful place to live, with vibrant cities, miles of coastline and two National Parks. If you enjoy outdoor activities you’ll find world class walking, cycling, sailing and so much more!
Engineer (Development) Job Summary and Person Specification
Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:
David Ryder, Group Engineer (Highways/Water Management & Development) 07909 251438 – firstname.lastname@example.org or John Dimond, Group Engineer (Highways/Water Management & Development) 07809 501454 –email@example.com
Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.