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Vacancy Details


Lancaster City Council
£33,024 - £38,223 per annum
Morecambe Town Hall
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/04/2024 at 23:55
Lancaster City Council

The Role

Lancaster City Council’s multi award winning engineering team are looking for an Engineer to join this exciting team. Working on public realm and related highway projects and undertaking coastal and drainage work whilst also helping build general capacity within the Engineering team to manage the service portfolio of assets.

There are a number of exciting large-scale projects in development, including the commercial regeneration in the Morecambe Bay/Heysham Gateway, the Eden Project Morecambe, regeneration of Morecambe Town Centre, exciting plans for the regeneration of Lancasters Canal Quarter and coastal and flood defence projects.

As an Engineer you will have experience of contract design, preparation, administration and site supervision, as well as general experience of project co-ordination and financial budget control.  You will also be proficient in the use of AutoCAD drawing. A degree or postgraduate qualification in an Engineering discipline would be an advantage.

A full current UK driving licence is essential. As a result you will be required to sign up to the authorised external DVLA driving licence validation organisation that we use to manage and monitor our employees driving licence data.

This post is permanent. The hours of work for this position are 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday, and occasional evening or weekend work may be required. This role is based at Morecambe Town Hall with hybrid working available.

The Council currently operates an excellent Flexible Working Hours Scheme which applies to this post. Subject to the needs of this business, this may allow employees to work between the hours of 6:00am-10:30pm.

About You

You will identify with our organisational values of Pride, Ownership, Working Together and Ambition.

Our Benefits

Lancaster is a great place to work, as well as being part of something special you will also benefit from:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A range of employee benefits including discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, the opportunity to purchase extra time off, as well as discounts on days out, activities and retail.

Lancaster City Council has unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing both carbon emissions and the impacts of climate change.

We are an Investor in People, Forces Friendly employer, and an Armed Forces Covenant committed organisation. We welcome applications from defence reserves and other members of our armed forces community. We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from all parts of our community.

At Lancaster City Council we aim to have a diverse workforce that is representative of the district that we serve, and provide a working environment where each employee feels able to bring their whole self to work. We welcome applications from all sections of our community and provide several supportive and inclusive workplace networks and safe spaces for employees to feel connected. Our workplace wellbeing strategy drives our commitment to staff wellbeing initiatives and ensuring that our organisation is a great place to work for all.

We are a disability confident committed employer.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to update all applicants individually. If you do not receive a response from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then your application will have unfortunately been unsuccessful in progressing to interview.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed

Contact our Recruitment Team

Telephone: 01524 582000


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