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Definitive Map Officer

Doncaster Council
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
£27,049 - £30,564
Closing date
27 Aug 2021

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Environment, Highways, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
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Contract Type
Full time
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We are passionate about our Place and we firmly believe we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors.

We are currently recruiting for a Definitive Map Officer to work within our Public Rights of Way and Highway Records team. Doncaster Council is one of the largest boroughs in the country with a public rights of way network of 500 km. The role will primarily involve the processing of definitive map modification applications, including all associated historical and user research, and submitting evidence to local public inquiries when necessary. The role will also involve processing public path applications under the Town and Country Planning and Highways Acts, assisting with maintaining the Council’s electronic highway records using mapping based systems and supporting team members to maintain and enhance the network.

The role is based in the Civic Office but home working and flexible working patterns are available.

We are looking for a hardworking and conscientious person to work in a busy environment, providing an essential and valuable service to our customers, who can build effective relationships with customers and relevant partners.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within the public rights of way field, will have a comprehensive understanding of relevant legislation, and experience of working with Geographic Information System (GIS). 

If you are solutions and results focused, a team player and would like to make your mark in a transforming organisation, then this role could be for you. 


Further details about the responsibilities and requirements for the role are contained within the job profile, job role summary and skills framework.


In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 6 September 2021 and it is anticipated that interviews will be week commencing 27 September 2021

If you require further information contact

Julie Guest, Tel: 01302 735047 email address. or

Phil Marran, Tel: 01302 737112 email address.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

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