We're looking for great talent to be part of the future of our Highways Services

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Highways career opportunities

We are always on the look out for new talent to join our highways service and NY Highways company based in our area offices across North Yorkshire. We offer fantastic career development opportunities with a great work life balance that works for you.

"I love knowing I'm making a difference to my community and changing the future of North Yorkshire".

With over 9,000 km in length, North Yorkshire has one of the longest road networks of any highways authority in the country. Our highways infrastructure is therefore paramount to our success.

Our ambition is to ensure that North Yorkshire is a place with a strong economy and a commitment to sustainable growth that enables our residents and visitors to fulfil their ambitions and aspirations.

We want North Yorkshire to be a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place for everyone to live, work and visit.

Critical to achieving our ambition is delivering the right transport infrastructure and that’s where you come in.

Women in engineering

Did you know we have 111 female highways workers at the council, responsible for helping maintain one of England’s longest road networks? This is above the UK average for women working in engineering.

"I don't consider myself a 'female' engineer, just an engineer."

Jayne Charlton, NY Highways area manager for Richmondshire and Hambleton, says: "With long hours and early morning calls it is very challenging and a huge responsibility but also very satisfying to know that we are keeping the highway network safe.”

Find out more about Jayne and Melissa and what they do within our service...

Hannah talks about her career in the Highways service...

See below for our current vacancies

We are also recruiting for NY Highways - a highways maintenance company that has been established to provide highway services to the council. You can find NY Highways vacancies on their website.

Join our talent pool

If you would like to join our talent pool send your CV to ResourcingSolutions@northyorks.gov.uk in Word format, indicating what role(s) and area(s) you are interested in and we’ll get back to you.

If you are a school, college or university and would like to learn more about how to get into engineering, please email us for more details.

Highways and transport vacancies

There are currently no highways and transport jobs available.