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Traffic Management Officer

Employer
Herefordshire Council
Location
Hereford
Salary
£33,945 - £38,223
Closing date
1 Jul 2024
Reference
1552 (HCWF01107093)

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Asset management
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

About The Role
Contract: Permanent 
Salary: HC08 £33,945 - £38,223
Hours: 37
Location: Hereford
Closing Date: 01/07/2024
 
Herefordshire Council are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and well-motivated person to join the council’s Traffic Management (Highways) Team. The successful candidate will be required to provide effective, comprehensive, flexible and responsive support to a busy service area where deadlines are crucial. IT Literacy skills are essential as well as in-depth knowledge and of Traffic Management Regulations, Legislation and guidance.  Prior evidenced experience and excellent organisational, communication and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines is essential.
As Traffic Management Officer you will work closely with the Team Leader and wider Highways department to ensure an effective and efficient service is delivered.
An understanding of Traffic Management, Traffic Engineering, Traffic Regulations Orders and the legal processes involved in delivering a variety of works is crucial. Full training of the council’s systems will be provided but candidates are expected to have experience using AutoCAD/KeyLines/KeySign/Sign Plot Systems with a full understanding of delivering Traffic Engineering Schemes and Traffic Regulation Orders. Experience of Parkmap is desirable but not essential. You will be part of a small friendly team of staff where your role will make a real difference on the ground and with peoples experience in Herefordshire.
 
Benefits of working for Herefordshire Council:

  • A competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, and access to our contributory pension and staff benefits scheme, which includes:
  • Pension Scheme Enrolment in the Local Government (LGPS)
  • Generous Annual Leave: 31 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays. You can also purchase an additional 10 days per annum
  • Flexible working: flexi-time, job-share, part-time hours and, in some instances, home working
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 access to support and counselling
  • Payment of professional membership fees
  • Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
•Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
•Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant;
•Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.   
We will deliver better support to our most vulnerable children and their families, develop stronger relationships with partners across the region, and beyond. Therefore, we take our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults seriously and expect all of our staff, visitors and volunteers to share in this commitment.
Herefordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and vulnerable adults. If you are offered this position, it will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check and further pre-employment checks.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
To apply, please submit your CV and complete the supporting statement within the application form, referring to the job description & person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: enquiries@hoopleresourcing.co.uk

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