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SLA12926 - Engineering Officer (Traffic & Transportation) - SLA12926

South Lanarkshire
£30,001 - £40,000
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Job Description

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated and committed individuals to join our Traffic and Transportation team. Playing a vitally important role in keeping our towns and villages and people moving, the main duties include traffic and transportation engineering, road safety, strategy development, funding bids and sustainable transport. You should have knowledge and experience of legislation and technical aspects in this area of work (eg TSRGD, traffic signs manual and relevant Acts).

You will play a vital role in transportation planning and contributing to policy making and strategy development. Successful candidates will also have supervisory responsibility. Experience in the development and delivery of traffic and transportation related projects, both major and minor, would be advantageous, including the procurement and financial monitoring required. You should be able to work under pressure to specific deadlines and directions, whilst working as part of a wider specialist team. Successful candidates must have a HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent in a relevant subject, and ideally you should be an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer or working towards this.

You must hold a current driver's licence as you will be expected to travel throughout the Council area. A commitment to customer focus, service delivery and responsiveness will be vital as will the ability to commit to our constant efforts to refine, innovate and improve delivery. For these posts and other across the Service we have adopted a flexible approach to the working arrangements. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of this specialist team tasked with taking forward a number of important Local Transport Strategy priorities as well as progressing some key elements of the Glasgow City Region City Deal projects


Please Apply online

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.


Contribute to providing an effective and efficient service in the relevant area.

Responsible for managing and monitoring schemes within the capital and revenue budgets and programmes.

Contributing to the development of services in a manner consistent with the requirements of Best Value and customer service.

Responsible for complying with all relevant health and safety requirements.

Responsible for ensuring compliance with the Council's Standing Orders and Financial Regulations.

Responsible for liaising with other bodies and attending various meetings on behalf of the council.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:
  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working, including consideration of a condensed working weeks e.g 4 day working week, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts - including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

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