Transport Planning Officer (Grade E)
Plymouth is a spectacular waterfront city which is seeing many exciting changes as it delivers its ambitious growth agenda, with a population expected to rise by almost 50,000 by 2031, supported by over 20,000 new homes.
Plymouth has much to offer in terms of an unrivalled lifestyle with amazing green spaces, a stunning waterfront and close proximity to some of the best beaches and landscapes in the country, including Dartmoor National Park.
The Strategic Transport Team is part of the Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Department where delivery of new transport infrastructure is pivotal to the successful delivery of the city’s ambitious growth agenda. Also pivotal to the delivery of growth is the track record of successful funding bids for new transport schemes, including the award in October of £8.3m towards the delivery of transport schemes in the north of the city.
Plymouth City Council is looking for an enthusiastic individual looking to make a career in transport planning and delivery of transport projects. The post holder will be expected to have reasonable experience and knowledge of sustainable transport, travel planning, cycling and walking initiatives. The post holder will assist the Strategic Transport Team in the day to day management, co-ordination and delivery of transport projects. The post holder will take a lead role in roadshows and community events as well as initiating, undertaking or commissioning of technical surveys, studies and where collating, analysing and evaluating data.
In return we will give you an interesting and varied pipeline of projects to deliver in one of the most exciting cities in the UK.
Please note that this position is suitable for job share.
If you would like to discuss the opportunity informally, please call Sally Farley, Strategic Transport Manager on 01752 308636
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Closing date: Sunday 4 March 2018