Senior Transport Planner - Kingston Upon Thames
GBP39,438 per annum for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2DN and from our Information Centre based in Leatherhead, KT22 7BA. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff .
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
About the role
Surrey County Council is a progressive authority, and is one of the leading local authorities in Transport Planning and Transport Modelling with a high reputation.
The Transport Studies Team works closely with those developing bids for transport funding from the Department for Transport, the Local Economic Partnerships and Local Transport Boards. The Team also works closely with Surrey Highways on scheme improvements, traffic management and information to assist asset management. Partnership working with others such as the Boroughs & Districts and the Highways Agency is a key function, in particular assessing the impacts of potential future growth and advising on possible mitigation. In addition, the Team monitors movement and provides data and trend information.
An opportunity has arisen for a proactive and experienced transport planning professional to become part of the Team, working on bids, schemes and planning assessments. This will include analysis of issues, identification and assessment of options together with, where relevant, scheme economic appraisal as part of business case funding bids.
You will be conversant with webTAG and other relevant guidance. You will also be experienced in using relevant tools, including strategic highway and multi-modal modelling software, microsimulation modelling software, economic appraisal tools and junction modelling software.
Effective team working is an essential, as you will be working with colleagues across the organisation and with key partners. Supporting partners is important, and therefore you will have experience of preparing evidence for Examinations in Public. You will also be responsible for managing several team members, including training and overseeing technical work.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Significant relevant experience in transport planning and the use of relevant tools.
- Demonstrate that you are self-motivated and fully conversant with the processes involved in the development and appraisal of major transport schemes and planning strategies, and assessment of development related submissions.
- Educated to degree level, and preferably be professionally qualified in an appropriate discipline i.e. IHT,TPS, CILT.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact William Bryans on . We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 20/05/2019.
Interviews will take during June 2019, date to be confirmed.
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