Public Rights Of Way Officer

Warrington, Cheshire
£31,371 - £34,788
29 Jul 2019
06 Sep 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Warrington’s Public Rights of Way network consists of over 128 miles of footpaths and seven miles of Bridleway and Restricted Byways in an urban and semi-rural setting.

 We are recruiting a Public Rights of Way Officer who would be required to undertake all aspects of Rights of Way work including:

  • Statutory duties to ensure that the map and statement provide an accurate record of public rights of way.

  • Undertake the research and interpretation of historical documents,

  • Present reports to Committee,

  • Maintenance and capital improvement works,

  • Inspection and enforcement,

  • Definitive map maintenance and Public Path Orders,

  • Planning application consultation

You will report directly to a Principal Highway Engineer and liaise with the Council’s elected members, members of the public, the Council’s legal Services and the Council’s Rangers Service to co-ordinate inspection regimes. Proven experience in rights of way law and practice is essential. Membership of the Institute of Public Rights of Way and Access Management would be desirable.

For an informal discussion about the above posts please contact Mark Tune, Traffic Management, Road Safety & Highway Adoptions Manager on 01925 442695.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer

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Salary GRADE 08 (£31,371 - £34,788)

Closing date Friday 06 September 2019