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Senior Traffic Order Maker

Employer: London Borough of Newham

  • Reference: LBN00940
  • Published on: Wed 26/07/2017 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 17/08/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £32,628 - £35,286
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Newham

Newham will offer you a unique working environment within a London borough that is at the centre of many of Europe’s most exciting regeneration projects, including the Olympic Legacy and the Royal Docks, building thousands of new homes and creating thousands of new jobs, leading to a major uplift of the Borough as a whole.

The Highways and Traffic team are responsible for maintaining and improving the extensive road network within the borough, delivering key schemes that help improve safety and movement for all road users, with a particular focus on improving the amenity for local residents and businesses.

To support this strong local improvement strategy the council has recently agreed the 'Keeping Newham Moving' investment of £100 million over a ten year period to significantly improve the highway infrastructure and controls, to help alleviate congestion and improve the quality of the road network.

Senior Traffic Order Maker
£32,628 - £35,286 pa

A challenging opportunity has arisen within the Highways & Traffic section for a Senior Traffic Order Maker to help deliver an extensive workload of exciting schemes within Newham. These currently include Controlled Parking Zone schemes, Safety schemes, Local Implementation Plan funded schemes, cycle schemes and a variety of traffic proposals arising as a result of development, such as around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Royal Docks areas.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, efficient and highly motivated individual with knowledge, experience and skills of traffic legislation,who can work in a pressurised environment, both on their own and within a team, to deliver the agreed Traffic Management Orders to tight deadlines.

The successful candidate will either lead on, or assist with, the drafting and processing of Traffic Management Orders and Statutory notices for safety and traffic related schemes. The role is primarily associated with producing all statutory documentation to undertake the legal advertising and Making of Traffic Orders to support the introduction of traffic and parking schemes.

A good understanding of the Statutory process involved in drafting and processing Traffic orders is essential, including extensive knowledge of the Road traffic Regulation Act 1984, as well as previous experience of order drafting and other statutory highways processes.

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.

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