Blank Traffic Management Officer – WMF1172e

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Grade 11 £35,745 - £36,648
Job Type
Full Time

Westmorland and Furness Council

Salary: £35,745 - £36,648

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location(s): Westmorland and Furness Anchor Building - Penrith, Barrow or Kendal

Contract: Permanent

About this opportunity

This is a role for a Traffic Management Officer to cover works and projects across the Westmorland and Furness Council area. Post could be based to one of Barrow, South Lakeland or Eden.

The applicant must have highways experience and be familiar with traffic orders. The role will require you to be able to produce scheme drawings and work tickets and also draft reports.

The post is public facing, and you should have good communication / person / written skills and be able to work in team environment.   This role includes being involved with programming the workload of the traffic team for the relevant area.

The work of the traffic team includes the preparation, design and processing of temporary and permanent traffic management schemes (including casualty reduction schemes and parking schemes), liaising with the public and stakeholders and working with colleagues both within the highways service and throughout the Council. 

This is predominantly an office-based role with some site work / meetings, and you will be responsible for ensuring all works are undertaken in accordance with the relevant legislation and the Councils service procedures. You will represent the Council and promote a good relationship with the general public and members by providing advice and information concerning all aspects of traffic activities and related matters. The ideal candidate will be proactive, have excellent customer service skills and a flexible approach.

What can we offer you!

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
  • Competitive rates of pay

Application and Interview information

Closing date: 28 July 2024

Interview date: w/c 05 August 2024

We are currently operating both in-person and virtual interviews. Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process for this specific position, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

If you are invited to a virtual interview, 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.

Safer Recruitment

At Westmorland and Furness Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all employees, volunteers and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Westmorland and Furness Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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