Principal Transport Planner

Location
Worcestershire
Salary
£37,724 to £40,506
Posted
17 Jun 2021
Closes
06 Aug 2021
Job Ref
REC001593
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours
Hours
Full-Time

Job Title: Principal Transport Planner
Salary: £37,724 - £40,506
Full-Time: 35 hours
Location: Worcester
Permanent


The Role

A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Transport Planner with good negotiation and communications skills looking to advance their career in Development Management. You will be working with a small, friendly and enthusiastic team responding to a wide variety of planning applications from across the County.

The post will be responsible for providing Highway recommendations on major planning applications to the relevant Planning Authorities within Worcestershire. You will be responsible for leading on all highway elements of the process which will include liaising with applicants and their agents on the highways aspects of their proposals and negotiating appropriate mitigation measures and s106 financial contributions. The post will also be expected to liaise and advise internally and externally on Development Management matters as they relate to the development of Local Plans working closely with colleagues within the Planning Authorities.

Worcestershire is an authority with big ambitions for the future: Building a World Class Worcestershire! Collaborating innovatively with a wide range of partners, we are committed to delivering a county with a prosperous economy, thriving communities and an environment we can all be proud of.

The role will be based at County Hall, Worcester. Key  benefits include a Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible working arrangements, including remote working and the Council is very positive about facilitating training to further professional career development.A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Transport Planner with good negotiation and communications skills looking to advance their career in Development Management. You will be working with a small, friendly and enthusiastic team responding to a wide variety of planning applications from across the County.


Please note a Market Forces supplement of an additional £7,084 applies to this post. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Karen Hanchett (Team Manager – Highways Development Management) Tel: 01905 846817, Email: khanchett@worcestershire.gov.uk.


We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 


Applying: 

Please write your application with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the person specification. 


Application Closing Date: Friday 6th August 2021
Anticipated Interview Date: Friday 20th August 2021

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