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Transport Planning Assistant



Ref: 003309
Salary from: £26,161 p.a
37 hours per week

There has never been a more exciting time to work in Swindon. Swindon has a long term, ambitious vision to become a leading regional centre by 2030 with the fastest growing economy outside London. Recognised as a regional and national growth centre Swindon’s Highway and Transport team has a critical role to play in this vision.

Working with Transport Planners and Traffic Management staff in the Transport Planning Team you will provide support in the development, management, and procurement of small, medium and large transport infrastructure schemes and implementation of the Council’s policies on sustainable transport.

If you are a team player looking to take the next step in developing your career within a highly supportive and friendly working environment this could be the role for you.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the transport funding from development contributions.
  • Identifying and prioritising schemes by undertaking and commissioning feasibility studies.
  • Support Transport Planners in day to day liaison, co-ordination and organisation for projects.
  • Manage key documentation and provide support across the Transport Planning Team.

What will you get in return

You will receive:

  • Flexible working / 24 days holiday (for full time roles)
  • A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme (Employees only)
  • Leisure Passport / Leisure Card/ Legal Services discounts
  • Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme / Childcare Vouchers

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

If you feel your experience and/or ambition matches this exciting role, then we would like to hear from you. Further information about this role or queries can be directed to James Jackson 01793 466518.

For the full role profile please email recruitmentteam@swindon.gov.uk quoting the reference number and we will email it to you.

To apply for this position, please click here.

Closing date: 28th January 2018