Local Delivery and Fleet Officer - Guildford

Surrey County Council
Ash Vale
07 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

£33,332- £ 38,312 per annum for 36 hours per week Monday to Friday based at Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ, Surrey.

Flexible working is supported where possible, including working from home. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered as well as option to join car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

About the Role

Environment & Infrastructure is a great & diverse place to work and this is your chance to receive excellent training.

The post forms part of a small team with a wide remit of Highways Services that covers works auditing, contract scrutiny boards and managing the operational and servicing of approximately 90 fleet vehicles across the County, operating from various strategic depots.

The role of Local Delivery and Fleet Officer is one that requires the individual to be very self-motivated, flexible within their working environment, working from various depot statically placed around the county. Managing their work load on a daily bases, but also be a valued member of the team.

Monitoring the clients best interest in regards to the Local Areas works delivery by both our Partners as well as third parties contractors. The role requires the successful applicant to be able to attend Contract Scrutiny Boards and works delivery meetings to evaluate right first time and value for money regarding the operation delivery of the clients works. At the same time be very knowledgeable about the maintenance and operational requirements of operating a service fleet of approximately 90 vehicles.

The successful candidate will be familiar with the both operational highways works delivery and operational vehicle fleet maintenance and management.

Willingness and enthusiasm to learn, and empathy for the subject matter could be as important as experience in a similar role. The Council is inviting applications from candidates that can demonstrate how they would develop not only this role but also their own personal and professional skills, are confident and motivated, and are able to show attention to detail and an ability to operate within a sometimes pressured and challenging but ultimately rewarding working environment.

To be shortlisted for interview your CV and personal statement will clearly show evidence of:

Knowledge of the operational requirements of highways works delivery and the clients requirements/ expectations. Also able to understand the contract requirements and abilities of our Operational Partners.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 11th February 2018.

Interviews will take place on week commencing 14th February 2018.

Equal Opportunity, Values and Behaviours

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

The values below will be crucial in delivering our corporate strategy, and are what we draw on to make a difference for Surrey residents.

  • Listen - We actively listen to others and expect to be listened to.
  • Responsibility - We take responsibility in all that we do at work.
  • Trust - We work to inspire trust and we trust in others.
  • Respect - We are supportive and inclusive and committed to learning from others.

Our behaviours are what people experience when they interact. They encompass how we do our work and how we treat other.

  • Be customer focussed - We put the customer at the heart of our work and take responsibility to uphold the customer promise in all that we do.
  • Work as one team - We collaborate with and involve our partners, customers and colleagues, and build strong and lasting relationships based on listening, trust and mutual respect.
  • Make things happen - We plan and deliver our work on time and effectively, making sure we understand the needs and priorities and considering all our options and risks.
  • Communicate with purpose - We communicate clearly to all our stakeholders, making sure that we listen, understand and inform in the process.
  • Be the best we can be - We embrace the need for change and innovation, taking responsibility to improve our services and processes in the right way.
  • Develop ourselves and others - We learn continually, we seek feedback about our own performance and support others to learn.

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