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Transport Inspector
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PLA/0921/30480
  • Published: Thu 09/09/2021, 12:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/09/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

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Transport Inspector

We are looking for a Transport Inspector. Our Transport Services are dedicated to transporting members of the Rutland community around the county and beyond, in addition to transporting Rutland children with complex care needs from home to school and back. This role give you a chance to become part of a reliable and efficient team, delivering high standard passenger transport services throughout the county. If you are a welcoming, self- motivated individual with the ability to manage your time effectively, we would love to hear from you!


About you…

  • Educated to GCSE standard
  • Confident with previous experience of delivering a service directly to the public, including contract enforcement
  • Experienced in delivering a high standard of customer care
  • Approachable with excellent communication skills, able to liaise with members of the public, parents, schools, and senior officers
  • Good IT skills with the ability to maintain accurate, up to date records and provide statistical data when required
  • You will need to hold a standard, current driving licence


About the role…

As the Transport Inspector you will be responsible for the following:

  • Inspecting and surveying all transport contracts to ensure the safe and timely operation of services to the public
  • To report on findings and to maintain records in order to support the production of key management and statutory statistical data
  • To provide bus punctuality statistics to the Transport Operations Manager when required
  • To assist with the on-going task that bus shelters, stops, poles and timetable cases are fit for purpose and display accurate information. Taking steps to undertake minor “on the spot” repairs as necessary, or making sure that faults are reported so that other remedial steps can be taken


Please note, whilst based at our site in Ashwell, this role involves spending much of the working day out and about on the streets, interacting with members of the public.


The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS is paid by us.


The Transport Inspector interviews will be held during week commencing 04 October 2021. Please note that this may be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.


Our offer to you:

We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.


Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.


Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit or if you have any queries about this role please contact Emma Odabas, Transport Operations Manager on 01572 720923 or email: 


If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758343 or email us at



All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will be sent out via email from the Jobs Go Public site. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team.


Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.