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Senior Transport Planning Officer
  • Employer: North Somerset Council
  • Reference: DSTP2546
  • Published: Tue 07/04/2020, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 20/04/2020, 23:57 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: JM1:- £31,371 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Clevedon, North Somerset

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Senior Transport Planning Officer

Directorate:                        Development and Environment                      

Starting salary:                   JM1:- £31,371 per annum

Location:                              Based in Clevedon

Hours:                                   37 hours per week

Contract:                              Permanent

Closing date:                       Monday 20 April 2020


We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated senior transport planner to join North Somerset Council’s busy Integrated Transport Unit.


 The role is critical to facilitating, the various aspects of the public transport network within North Somerset, and our neighbours in the West of England Combined Authority.


 You will take a leading role in transforming and supporting the delivery of key aspects the public transport function within the team to include;


  • Concessionary fares scheme
  • Public Transport network
  • Supported bus services
  • Publicity and Communications
  • Supervision of Circa 3 million budget
  • Oversight of network improvements and disruptions


Successful delivery of the role will rely on effective consultation with key stakeholders, including our councillors, transport operators and the travelling public.


The ideal candidate will be experienced in project management within local government or the transport and logistics sector. You will require excellent organisation and communication skills, with the ability to innovate. Candidates will be educated to degree or equivalent standard in transport planning or other related subjects, or alternatively will have previous proven experience working within the public transport sector.


North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Carl Nicholson, Integrated Transport Unit Manager  on 01275 882935/ 07776 170062


Visit to download an application pack and apply online.


Anticipated interview date:      To be confirmed


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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