Public Rights of Way Assistant Officer

Exeter, Devon, EX2 4QD
£19,554 - £21,589 per annum
30 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Public Rights of Way Assistant Officer

£19,554 - £21,589 per annum

Permanent, full time

County Hall, Exeter (pending relocation) EX2 4QD

We are looking for a highly organised and self-motivated person to join Devon County Council’s well-regarded Public Rights of Way Team. 

The County Council is responsible for over 5,000 kilometres of public rights of way and manages a large network of recreational trails including the Tarka Trail, Exe Estuary Trail and the South West Coast Path National Trail.

Your primary role will be to assist with the processing of public path orders, temporary closures and other legal and administrative processes involved in the management of the public rights of way network.

You will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills. You will be able to quickly respond to changing priorities whilst maintaining close attention to detail and possess excellent administrative and organisational skills. Ideally, you will also have some knowledge of legal systems relating to rights of way.

You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to:

Work as a member of the team within a busy office environment;

  • Pay attention to detail;
  • Prioritise your own workload;
  • Work to deadlines;  
  • Use initiative;  
  • Have careful and precise record keeping skills, and produce work of a high standard;
  • Have a good understanding of Microsoft Office and effectively utilise technology and IT systems;
  • Communicate effectively at all levels.

 Working within a friendly and supportive team, you will play a vital role in helping to manage and protect Devon’s rights of way network. 

For further information and to apply for the role please click below

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.

For more information about Working for Devon please visit the Working for Devon webpages.

Closing date: 13 October 2019

Interview date: 1st November 2019

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