Highways and Drainage Team Manager

Ref No. EMP454550
Salary £37,849 - £40,760/annum
Benefits pension, training, flexi working
Location Newport, Wales
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


Newport City Council have a exciting opportunity for a Highways and Draiange Team Manager to join their busy Highways department.

Full JD Available upon request.


Extensive experience in a municipal engineering environment, preferably in Highways and Drainage operational maintenance.

The Job

Newport is a vibrant, new city with a bold vision to create a place where people choose to live, work and stay. Newport City Council's success can be attributed to our forward thinking, positive approach. It's what enables us to deliver high-quality services that are continuously improving.

City Services is responsible for the Council's front line services including, customer service channels (digital, contact centre and face to face) and environmental operations such as waste, cleansing, highways, drainage, engineering, projects, transport, parks and cemeteries.

About the Job

The post holder will report directly to the Highways and Engineering Service Manager and have extensive experience in a municipal engineering environment, preferably in Highways and Drainage operational maintenance ,risk management, health and safety and emergency response including flooding, highways and winter maintenance activities

About the person

The post holder will be an experienced Manager suitably qualified in Civil Engineering or other related discipline and have extensive background working in a highways and engineering environment . This post requires you to demonstrate the ability to work well as both an individual and team member with management experience to lead a diverse operational team The post holder will also be required to possess an ability to organise and prioritise tasks and deliver complex outcomes to tight deadlines.

You will be skilled at analysing multiple sources of information, making excellent decisions, and driving difficult situations towards a positive resolution.

In return for your commitment we offer an open, friendly working environment with modern working practices and systems. Benefits include a generous annual leave entitlement, professional development, flexible and agile working and free limited on-site parking.

Our vision is to provide the most efficient and effective services in Wales and to enable this you will need to embrace change, technology and performance management.

We look forward to receiving your application if you meet the criteria and requirements of this role.

Additional information

We offer a wide range of Company benefits, including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 37-hour week for all full-time staff with option to access flexitime arrangements
  • Generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 29 days after five years' service and 32 after ten.
  • Access to a wide range of training and courses
  • Benefits: Vectis card, childcare vouchers, cycle purchase and car benefit schemes
  • Access to a Credit Union
  • On-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
  • Discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools

Full JD Available upon request.

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