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Team Leader - Street Lighting and UTC

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Sefton (Metropolitan borough), Merseyside
Grade L (SCP 42-43) £50,512 - £51,515
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

Job Details

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic professional to assist the Highway Asset Manager in the efficient and effective running of the section. You will be expected to lead a team of technical staff over a variety of service areas with a specific focus on Street Lighting, Urban Traffic Control and Development support services (Hardware and Software). You will need to be qualified to degree level in a construction related discipline or have considerable experience at an appropriate level in one or more of these fields as an equivalent.

Your principal duties will include providing service delivery leadership, management of multiple high profile/value projects and management of the team to deliver this function and service to the Council and residents of Sefton.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in Local Government Highways management including dealing with Elected Members at all levels.




Sefton Council strives to ensure that our workforce is inclusive and representative of our communities. A diverse workforce is important to us, our staff bring with them a wide range of experiences, views, ideas, and innovations, and we are committed to providing an environment that recognises, respects, and values everybody’s identity, where individual differences are strengths and where everyone can thrive and maximise their potential. We are always open to learning and growing as an organisation, and we welcome new ideas and initiatives that promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer; all candidates will receive equal treatment. Our decision to appoint will be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.


Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

If you are currently in care or have previously been in care, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for care experienced people if you meet the essential requirements for the role.

Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


What make us different?

Sefton Council is a diverse, exciting and innovative borough and is a great place to work. Sefton’s work focuses on the welfare of its communities and it strives to find better ways of improving local businesses and attract potential investors to build and promote a shared wealth and healthy environment.

The council’s major change programme is stimulating growth and prosperity by 2030 as set out in the long term planning vision for the borough.

Great values!

Sefton works hand by hand with business partners and private sector organisations to understand communities' needs and deliver a sustainable future.

Why work for Sefton?

  • Diverse range of job roles across a variety of settings.
  • Good work life balance.
  • Learning and development programme.
  • Skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment.
  • Strong focus on sustainability.
  • Competitive salary.

Would you like to work in an diverse, sustainable and transforming environment?

Sefton may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Company info
01704 533133
Town Hall

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