Vacancy – City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council – Inspector / Senior Inspector

Band 7 – SO2:      £21,166 – £31,371 per annum (Career Graded Post)

1 x 37 hours per week


This position is based at our Stockbridge Depot, Royd Ings Avenue, Keighley.

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

Bradford and its extensive district is an award winning, cultural destination and one of the youngest, most vibrant places in the country. Combine a UNESCO City of Film and Salts Mill World Heritage Site with wild and beautiful moorland, throw in world class artists such as David Hockney, and literary greats such as the Brontës, coupled with a city packed with a rich and varied mix of cultures and heritages and you have Bradford!

Bradford Metropolitan District Council is looking for an Inspector/Senior Inspector to join the friendly Highway Maintenance Team who have responsibility for the maintenance of over 2000km of adopted road network. Reporting to the Senior Engineer and Principal Engineer, you will undertake inspections, surveys and assessments associated with the condition of the highway.

You will also undertake and assist in the supervision of highway works, ensuring compliance with best engineering principles and Codes of Practice, having due regard to health, safety, work planning and budgetary control.

While this post is based at our Stockbridge Depot in Keighley, it will involve a level of mobile working across the Bradford District at all times of the year. So no day will be the same.

A full driving licence and the ability to drive to our different sites throughout the district is essential.

Some of the great benefits we offer are:

  • flexitime and flexible working,
  • free parking at the main site,
  • casual car user mileage allowance,
  • 27/29 days holiday increasing to 30/32 days per year after 5 years continuous service

For further information about the post, please contact Andy Fisher on 01535 618297

or email

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date:  14th September 2020

Please find attached the Job Profile:  Highways Inspector/Senior Inspector – JP.doc

Published 21/08/2020