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Community Highway Technical Support Officer

Job Introduction

Staffordshire County Council is one of the largest local authorities in the UK with an ambitious vision to help Staffordshire's economy grow, so that everyone has the opportunity of a good job and good prospects in a beautiful, safe, accessible, vibrant, cultural, prosperous, business friendly and sustainable county.                                         

The County Council is making significant investment into the quality of its roads and are undertaking an extensive recruitment exercise to bolster our team of highway engineering professionals and grow talent for the future.   

​There are 2x positions: 1x Stone and 1x Lichfield                                        

Main Responsibility

We are looking for someone to join our dynamic team as a Community Highway Technical Support Officer and become an integral part of our mission to revolutionise the local highway service experience.

As part of our innovative approach, you'll: 

  • Analyse complex data
  • Create detailed project plans
  • Ensure tasks are completed smoothly and efficiently 
  • Investigate and solve highway challenges
  • Provide insightful responses to inquiries
  • Empower elected members with invaluable advice and guidance

If you're ready to make a tangible impact on your community and drive positive change, we want you on board!

The Ideal Candidate

You will have:

  • a broad working knowledge of highway services and the associated legislation and regulations;
  • the ability to prepare technical reports and drawings, with a significant attention to detail; 
  • the ability to manage a complex workload and respond flexibly to changing circumstances; 
  • excellent relationship management and communication skills. 

For further information about this role, please contact Mark Keeling



About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 


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