Engineering Officer

Contract 10 month temporary contract (maternity cover)
Hours Up to 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £29,636 - £31,371
Closing date Monday 2 December 2019 at 10am
Interview date Thursday 12 December 2019
Department People and Place

Job summary

We are seeking a skilled and proactive individual to take a lead role in the management and delivery of the municipal engineering service provided by the Council. The Engineering Officer will be required to design and deliver civil engineering and minor works. Responsibilities also include assisting with the Council’s response to inland flooding incidents and maintaining the Council’s off-street car parks and parking function.

We can offer a friendly working environment, flexible working and unparalleled access to some of the finest and most tranquil countryside available. Eden is the second largest district in England and is also the most sparsely populated district in England and Wales with a population of approximately 60,000. The District not only contains the stunning Eden Valley, it also includes parts of the lake District National Park, North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The post is based in Penrith and part time working or job share would be considered. To carry out the duties of the role, there will be requirements to travel independently around the District, sometimes at short notice or to work in the evening on an occasional basis.  

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