Two exciting vacancies has opened for Drainage Engineers to work within the Drainage Asset Management Team. This is a permanent full-time role based at Ashford Depot with hybrid working arrangements.
The roles are a KR9 grade with a salary range from £30,485 to £34,693.
As a Drainage Engineer you will be providing a front-line service delivering planned drainage repairs, renewals and improvements across the County including all associated financial and administrative tasks to ensure planned work is delivered effectively to improve the asset and highway safety.
This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual and it is important that you have excellent people, communication, and customer service skills. A big part of these roles will involve individuals who can prioritise and organise workload, work to tight deadlines, are methodical in your approach, and have customer focus at the heart of all you do.
The nature of the service means that peaks in demand are common and during periods of heavy rain you will be required to work effectively under pressure and as a team player.
You will be expected to work closely with other highway colleagues and within the GET directorate including the Flood and Water Management Team.
This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.
This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.
- an excellent local government pension scheme
- flexible working
- a generous holiday entitlement of 28 days pro rata
- maternity, paternity, adoption, and parental leave
- sickness provision
- training and career development opportunities
- childcare voucher scheme which can be used to pay for registered childcare for children up to 16 years old
- a staff discount card giving you discounts in shops and health clubs, as well as on travel and insurance and 10% off Kent Adult Education courses
- free health checks
- access to a range of local and national discounts and cashback through our Kent Rewards website
It is essential that the candidate can travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day. They will be provided with vehicles to undertake their duties. A Full UK Driving License – The Council is committed to making reasonable adjustments so whilst this job requires the jobholder to drive, your application will still be considered if you are unable to drive due to a disability’
Joanne Davies or Alex Brauninger on 03000 418181
About the Company
KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.
Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.