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About the Engineering and Highways department 

Thank you for your interest in working for Southend-On-Sea Borough Council Traffic and Highways and Civil Engineering teams during what is an exciting and innovating time for our service area and an exciting time for the Borough as we secure the delivery of our Southend 2050 Ambition.

Traffic and Highways and Civil Engineering are a large part of our organisations vital frontline services and following a recent transformation of our structure we are shaping a new approach to our ways of working and looking for new team members to help strengthen the delivery of services to our residents, to drive positive change and to become more agile, more efficient and more engaged with residents and customers, we are embedding a radical new approach for our service area and are transforming our services to grow a resilient and thriving team that benefits from new technologies.

We manage a wide range of services within our Traffic and Highways team; Streetworks Management, Signals & Signage, Road Safety, Highway Development Control, Highways Enforcement, Public Rights of Way and highways records, Parking Management, Highway Closures (Special Events), Highways licensing; hoarding, skips and scaffolding, construction of vehicle crossings, signs and lines, road markings, repairs and Condition and Safety inspections, the wide range of services we deliver gives a diverse feel to our job roles.

Within the Civil Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to become involved in the major public realm and highway improvements, local flood risk management projects involving surface water flood mitigation works and the retrofitting of sustainable drainage systems.  With over 12km of defended coastline and over 170 structures, there will also be the opportunity to work on schemes involving coastal defence

At Southend Borough Council professional development of our staff is a priority and you will be supported and encouraged with one to one sessions, personal development plans and mentors.

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