Job Title: Apprentice Road Signs Markings 

Post requires candidate to be entitled for work: Yes 

Salary Range: £26,040.95  to £31,042.20 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Full time/Part Time: Full Time 

Term Time only post: No 

Advert Closing Date:24/07/2024 

 

 

Whatever you want from your career, you have the scope to find it here. We foster a work approach based on mutual support and collaboration, where everyone feels empowered to empower others. You’ll find countless opportunities to learn, develop and grow a rewarding career where we recognises the importance of your personal and professional well-being. By considering moving internally across the Public Service, you'll be proud of what you can achieve – both for yourself and the people of Jersey.

Job Overview

This role is an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to join the Road Signs & Markings team for Infrastructure & Environment (I&E). To provide a two-year training opportunity so that the successful post holder will be qualified and competent to work as a Road Signs & Markings Operative on completion of the training period. To provide a comprehensive core Road Signs & Markings facility to all areas of the island for the public as directed. Primary clients include I&E Highways & Transport, Andium Housing as well as external contractors. To implement planned and reactive maintenance on road markings to ensure public safety. Learn to interpret engineering drawings, in order to understand the required regulations for work undertaken. Learn to safely handle tools and equipment under supervision as well as follow safety protocols & regulations

Job Purpose

This role is an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to join the Road Signs & Markings team for Infrastructure & Environment (I&E).

To provide a two-year training opportunity so that the successful post holder will be qualified and competent to work as a Road Signs & Markings Operative on completion of the training period. To provide a comprehensive core Road Signs & Markings facility to all areas of the island for the public as directed.

Primary clients include I&E Highways & Transport, Andium Housing as well as external contractors.

To implement planned and reactive maintenance on road markings to ensure public safety.

Learn to interpret engineering drawings, in order to understand the required regulations for work undertaken.

Learn to safely handle tools and equipment under supervision as well as follow safety protocols & regulations.

Job Specific Outcomes

Person specification

Describe the knowledge, skills, experience, and qualifications required to perform the job to a satisfactory standard.

It is important to convey what the job requires, rather than what an individual might have, as these may be different. For example, you may have a postgraduate level qualification, however, an A’ Level standard qualification is the requirement for the job.

Qualifications

ATTRIBUTES         

 Qualifications Please state the level of education and professional qualifications and / or specific occupational training required.

DESIRABLE

After reaching the legal age for holding a car driving licence the apprentice will be expected to obtain a car driving licence through their own means prior to the completion of the two-year training contract.

Knowledge

Knowledge

This relates to the level and breadth of practical knowledge required to do the job (e.g. the understanding of a defined system, practice, method or procedure).

ESSENTIAL

A good understanding of the English language with the ability to read and write in order to complete assignments. Must have a basic understanding of maths specifically for purposes of measuring and setting out road markings.

Technical Work Based Skills

This relates to the skills specific to the job, e.g. language fluency, vehicle license etc.

 

ESSENTIAL

Be able to demonstrate a mature, positive attitude and also technical aptitude for employment in an operational team environment. Evidence in support of this may be via work experience reports or by participation in clubs and societies.

The job requires a high degree of concentration to undertake repairs and maintenance and ensure Health and Safety required are met.

Working in live traffic environments can be dangerous and concentration on public and safety will be a constant for the apprentice. Protective clothing is supplied and must be worn at all times. The postholder may be required to work in all weather and sometimes at heights when necessary. Training will be given prior to this kind of work. Contact could be made with hazardous substances (paint, anti skid surfacing resin etc) and necessary precautions must be taken.

General skills / attributes

This relates to more general characteristics required to do the job effectively, e.g. effective written communication skills, ability to delegate, motivation or commitment etc.

ESSENTIAL

Enthusiasm for learning and developing technical skills.

Strong attention to detail and safety.

Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Ability to take direction and learn from experienced professionals.

Experience

This is the proven record of experience and achievement in a field, profession or specialism. This could include a minimum period of experience in a defined area of work if required by an external body (for example a period of postqualification experience).

Personal Attributes

Appointees to this role will be required to adhere to and perform their duties in line with the standards identified in the States of Jersey tier 6 core accountabilities attributes and behaviour indicators.

 

Across the Jersey public service, the scope of our work means our people enjoy a wider range of opportunities – to work with recognised experts across teams, learn new skills and develop their careers. We actively look to recruit people from different backgrounds, with diverse perspectives. This creates a richer, more varied environment, where you’re exposed to new ideas, new ways of thinking and new opportunities, so you can develop an exciting and rewarding career.

 

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