Head of On-Island Transport and Travel

State of Guernsey

States of Guernsey

Head of On-Island Transport and Travel
Service Area: Traffic and Highway Services
Grade: SO5 - £86,205 - £97,136 per annum
Full Time

The States of Guernsey are looking to appoint a Head of On-Island Transport and Travel to join the team at the Traffic and Highway Services.

The Head of On-Island Transport and Travel is the lead subject matter expert for on-island transport matters across the States and undertakes a key role in the development and co-ordination of strategy, policy and plans across multiple Committee mandates. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring that the States of Guernsey can deliver on and respond to the requirements of key policy documents in relation to transport infrastructure.

The post holder is responsible for providing political level advice, support, guidance, and recommendations as well as the development of strategies, policies, and plans, which promote and encourage modal shift in the behaviours of the community and deliver the objectives of the States of Guernsey On-Island Integrated Transport Strategy and will be responsible for overseeing the operational delivery and implementation of those strategies and policies.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

Contact: Damon Hackley, Director of Operations on tel. (01481) 220063 or email: [email protected] 

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

Closing Date: 31 May 2023

Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role. This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met. The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:

- Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
- Satisfactory, Basic Police Check, which can be obtained, at the candidates own expense, from the Guernsey Vetting Bureau, New Jetty, White Rock, St Peter Port, after an offer of appointment has been made. Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft, violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
- Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
- Possession of a valid Employment Permit

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

All employees are expected to uphold the purpose, vision and values of Service Guernsey: one organisation, one purpose, one focus and, in particular, to exhibit behaviours that reflect the core values of teamwork, accountability, customer service and empowerment.

How to apply:
For further information and to apply please click here. 

We offer a full relocation package which includes interview and relocation travel, this is in addition to our competitive pay.

Terms and conditions apply to relocation package, travel and employment permits.

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Please do not submit a CV to the contact shown above, applications should be submitted online. If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the Recruitment Team at [email protected] or on tel. (01481) 221993.


  • Location: Guernsey
  • Job Title: Head of On-Island Transport and Travel
  • Salary: £86,205 - £97,136 per annum
  • Closed: 9 Jun 2023

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