Banner Default Image

Highways Development Control Officer

Back to job search

Highways Development Control Officer

  • Location:

    Central Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £36 - 38 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Highways Development Control Officer

Carrington West are assisting a busy Council with their search for a Highways Development Control Officer.

As the Highways Development Control Officer you will work closely with developers throughout the council to agree highway designs for new developments.  Working with colleagues and developers to check and approve detailed designs to ensure the public highway is protected and considered at all times throughout the development process.

Understanding standard details, design guides and engineering experience will be essential in this role. You will be required to understand the Council's fees and charges for highway agreements under s38 and s278 of the Highways Act 1980 and have an understanding of how highway assets are constructed including drainage, street lighting, pavements high speed roads, rural roads and urban area designs.  

An engineering qualification is desirable for this role - this may be a civil engineering qualification or construction management or similar.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on 02393 876043 or email 

Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Project Managers with similar backgrounds across the South of UK - please get in touch to find out more.

What you need to do now:
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information.
By applying for this position you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance to our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us.