Staffordshire County Council

Traffic & Network Officer

Location
Staffordshire
Salary
Grade 8: £27,514 - £31,895
Posted
05 Aug 2022
Closes
26 Aug 2022
Job Ref
REC002738
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours
Hours
Full-Time

About the Role

Are you looking for a development opportunity in the Council in the newly formed Traffic & Network Management Team? Are you devoted to continuous improvement, working in a team with a varied range of roles and responsibilities across many Highways-related disciplines?

This permanent position is well suited to enthusiastic, diligent and proactive individuals who are looking to work in a thriving and supportive working environment.

Based within the Traffic & Network Management Team you will be coordinating activities on the Staffordshire highways network including parking permits, street works permit applications, highways licences and temporary/permanent traffic regulation orders with the aim of minimising disruption and congestion, keeping traffic moving, ensuring safety and compliance on the network and providing a vital service to the residents of Staffordshire.

You will be working closely with the Inspection Team and use their knowledge and skills to assess the impact of applications and use your judgement to provide advice and apply amendments, controls or restrictions to work carried out in order to achieve the goals of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and the New Roads & Streetworks Act 1991.

Reporting into the Traffic & Network Coordination Managers, you will maintain precise and accurate records of activities and liaise with various internal and external companies, authorities and stakeholders as well as monitoring the team’s financial position and providing monthly report information to the Traffic & Network Managers.

What you’ll bring

You should possess excellent inter-personal and customer service skills, be a highly motivated, self-starter with a drive to succeed, demonstrating a positive ‘can do’ attitude. You will also be able to deal with a range of issues and conflicting demands, whilst delivering to tight deadlines and keeping calm under pressure.

What's you'll have

  • Hold or be willing to train to acquire required accreditation – LANTRA 12D (M7) as a minimum and have previous experience in traffic and network management
  • You will also have experience of dealing with permits, licences and road works on the public highway

Our benefits

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement and hybrid working
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme/cycle & car loan scheme/employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

So, how do I apply?

Just click on the ‘Apply’ button

If you do have technical issues, please contact recruitment@staffordshire.gov.uk and the team will help you.

Closing Date: 26th August 2022
Interview Date: TBC

For more information and/or an informal chat about the role please Hayley Fletcher on 07811 024705.

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Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities. As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post 

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