Date:  18-Nov-2022
Job Location: 


This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Technician
  • Job Location:                     Shire Hall 
  • Salary:                               £25,878 - £28,371 per annum 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent
  • Closing Date:                     18/12/2022 
  • Job Requisition Number:   1826 
  • This post is not open to job share


Technician – Highways Development Management


Salary:  Up to £28,371, plus hybrid working Gloucester/Home, and an ongoing opportunity for continuing professional development in transport planning and engineering.


Gloucestershire, a magnet county- our vision for 2050

Bringing this vision to life is our role. We are focused on the sustainable growth of the economy by developing jobs, housing and the transport infrastructure across a diverse county with outstanding potential. This will be change on an unprecedented scale. If you want to play a role in making Gloucestershire a magnet county while building your own career, we have an exciting Highways Development Management opportunity reviewing highways infrastructure design submissions, resolving unexpected engineering problems and contributing to good quality place making.

This is an exciting time for talented, self-driven professionals to join our team as we take our 2050 vision forward - thinking creatively about our role in making it happen. We are leading the way in revitalising and delivering transport and infrastructure schemes around known and planned housing growth. Our Highways Development Management section is at the heart of this work helping to deliver planned growth in a sustainable manner that contributes to our ambitious carbon reduction goals.


The work will be fast paced; we will expect you to think on your feet and be ready to tackle challenges to grow the County’s vision.


We are committed to investing in your development and operate flexible times and ways of working, so you may be out meeting partners anywhere within the region, working on your laptop in one of our staff cafes in the heart of the City Centre or working from home.

As you’d expect, we offer an attractive package of benefits which makes a career in Local Government both flexible and rewarding.


For all your hard work, you will receive the following:

  • Flexible and agile working opportunities
  • 24.5 days annual leave rising to 29.5 days after 5 years continuous service
  • An option to purchase 10 days of additional leave per year (pro rata for part-time staff)
  • Family friendly employer offering benefits to help support you and your family
  • Career development and qualification opportunities
  • Supportive and positive working environment with regular, robust supervision
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) that provides free, confidential, counselling and advice for employees, available 24 hours a day, online and by telephone.
  • An in-house Occupational Health service
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gloucestershire Salary Sacrifice Green Car Scheme (T&Cs apply)
  • Links to employee networks such as Prism (LGBT+) network and the Young Employees Network.


If you believe that this is your kind of environment and you have the skills to meet our needs, please visit our website at to find out more. For an informal discussion about the role or how your skill set may match ours, please contact Craig Schofield on 07467 000744.



Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-

Job Profile Technician

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

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