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Traffic Management Officer - Carlisle

Cumbria County Council
£31.346 - £32.234
Closing date
3 Jan 2022

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Environment, Highways, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
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Full time
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This Highways team are looking for a proactive and hard-working individual to join us as a Traffic Management Officer covering Carlisle. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and hard-working team.

The Role

This role involves working within the traffic team liaising with members of the public and councillors agreeing and programming the workload of the traffic team for the relevant area. This is a predominantly office-based role with some site work / meetings. You will be responsible for ensuring all works are undertaken within agreed timescales and to budgets in accordance with service procedures highway specifications and the relevant legislation.

The work of the traffic team includes the preparation design and processing of Traffic Management Orders for temporary and permanent schemes for example to achieve casualty reduction and new parking arrangements. Liaising with the public and stakeholders is paramount and you will work closely with colleagues both within the highways service and throughout the County Council such as Legal Services for Traffic Orders and instructing and coordinating implementation works with the in-house Operations Team

Who we are looking for

The applicant must have highways experience and be familiar with traffic regulation orders and they need to be able to produce detailed scheme drawings work packages and draft reports. The post is public facing and the candidate should have good IT and communication skills as well as written skills and be able to work in a team environment.

You will represent the Council and promote a good relationship with the public and members by providing advice and information concerning all aspects of traffic management and related matters. The ideal candidate will be proactive have excellent customer service skills and a flexible approach.

If this sounds like you then please apply today!

Interview information

Closing date: 24/12/2021

Interview date: 10th Jan 2022

Due to the coronavirus we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users however if there are any issues with accessing this technology we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality Diversity and Inclusion

As an equal opportunities employer Cumbria County Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age disability sex sexual orientation pregnancy and maternity race or ethnicity religion or belief gender identity or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Cumbria County Council.

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