Interview Date: 6 July 2021

Hampshire County Council’s Streetworks Team (NRSWA) have recently moved from being a noticing authority to become a permitting authority. As part of this change we are excited to have a number of permitting Streetworks vacancies within the expanding team. Our focus is to provide guidance and enforcement of NRSWA and the Traffic Management Act to support the delivery of the Highway Service, statutory utility works as well as others.

As a Streetworks Officer, you’ll work with and support a responsive and resilient team, ensuring the team are capable of fulfilling a wide range of services such as; receiving, reviewing and issuing permits, co-ordinating road works, reducing avoidable congestion, Monitoring performance of those working on the highway in line with NRSWA & TMA, monitor and issue financial penalties, assist with HCC’s NRSWA inspections, responding to customer enquiries and more. In addition, you’ll help the HCPS (Hampshire County Permit Scheme) and shape the way the service operates.

You’ll have experience of dealing with customers and have good communication skills, a desire to work in the highways service, competent IT skills and the ability to use new technology. You’ll be adept at absorbing and applying information, especially when it comes to new technologies. 

You’ll develop and maintain strong working relationships across a range of internal and external stakeholders and will have excellent team working skills. You’ll have strong work ethic, with the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.

Please note, this post can also be offered as an apprenticeship for the correct candidate.

What can we offer you?

Hampshire County Council is a flexible employer interested in making the most of your skills and offers a great work life balance. We will also invest in you through our internal development programmes and training. Hampshire County Council offers a competitive salary and benefits package, please see our website for details:

Additional Information:

Permit Scheme Streetworks Officer 

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