Career progression and development

West Sussex County Council offers an extensive range of fulfilling progression opportunities for aspiring Civil Engineers wanting to develop their skills.

Career path examples

Civil Engineer - Guy Bell

Civil Engineer - Chris Stark

Civil Engineer - Simon Osborne

Civil Engineer - Thomas King

  • In the Customer Experience Service, we believe in growing our own. There is a strong progression path and several of our senior managers started on the phones within the Customer Service Centre.

  • We offer apprenticeships to all levels. We have team members who are educated at a Masters level, bringing their new learning and skills back into the work place.

  • Business Analysts receive day-to-day coaching and development, and relevant external training and qualifications will be available, supported by internal courses.

  • As a service we believe in:

    • coaching and mentoring
    • helping everyone achieve their full potential
    • gaining hands-on learning and on-the-job training
    • external training.

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Current jobs

Civil Engineer - Guy Bell

"Apprenticeships have massively aided my learning and development, gaining fully-funded qualifications whilst working and earning a wage. This is different to the conventional university route and helps you to progress professionally and personally simultaneously".

Guy Bell
Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer - Chris Stark

"Apprenticeships have massively aided my learning and development, gaining fully-funded qualifications whilst working and earning a wage. This is different to the conventional university route and helps you to progress professionally and personally simultaneously".

Chris Stark
Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer - Simon Osborne

"Apprenticeships have massively aided my learning and development, gaining fully-funded qualifications whilst working and earning a wage. This is different to the conventional university route and helps you to progress professionally and personally simultaneously".

Simon Osborne
Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer - Thomas King

"Apprenticeships have massively aided my learning and development, gaining fully-funded qualifications whilst working and earning a wage. This is different to the conventional university route and helps you to progress professionally and personally simultaneously".

Thomas King
Civil Engineer