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Senior Traffic Orders Officer

The Role

Do you have experience working for a local authority processing and delivering traffic management orders?

If you answered yes, we want to hear from you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a permanent Senior Traffic Orders Officer to manage the processing and delivery of the Council's traffic management order service. The role will manage the service in both the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the London Borough of Wandsworth under the Shared Staffing Arrangement.

The role is an ideal stepping-stone for someone who has knowledge of drafting and making traffic management orders and who would like to make the next step in this management role, managing the service across the two boroughs.  

This is an opportunity to join a hardworking team. You will be responsible for managing the traffic management order service across both boroughs ensuring that both Councils comply with all requirements for current legislation for experimental, permanent, and temporary traffic management orders regulating moving and stationary traffic on the highway.

You will need:

  • Good knowledge of traffic and parking legislation and in-depth knowledge of Traffic Order making.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good IT skills and the ability to manage software packages and databases.
  • Good organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a busy and demanding environment.
  • The ability to manage the service including financial monitoring.

In return, we offer you a stimulating and worthwhile role in a supportive working environment.

The role is based in Richmond Council’s offices in Twickenham, London.

Have a look at the job profile online for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing.

How to apply:

Please register and submit your profile and a supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of this role. If you are having difficulty in applying online, please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk to see if we can offer alternative arrangements for you to apply.

We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore.

We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities. In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Monday 8th March 2021

Shortlisting Date: Week Commencing 15th March 2021

Interview Date: Week Commencing 12th April 2021

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams including females and minorities.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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