Sustainable Transport Officer
Salary Details: RBK Grade D – (£20,136 to £21,702) – Grade G (£28,356 to £32,637) per annum
Appointment Type: Full-time
Job Term: Permanent
The London boroughs of Kingston and Sutton have come together to create an ambitious and forward-looking shared environment service, covering Environmental Regulatory Services and Highways & Transport functions.
About the role
This is an exciting role within our Sustainable Transport team, which delivers projects and services in line with the Mayor of London's Transport Strategy.
We work to encourage the switch to more active and less polluting modes of travel. This role will involve communicating effectively with colleagues across our services and directorates and engaging successfully with stakeholders including the public, councillors, schools, developers, TfL and our other partners.
You'll need plenty of energy and skills in project management and delivery. We are particularly keen to talk with you if you have experience of delivering walking and cycling infrastructure and/or electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Experience of successful completion of funding bids would be advantageous.
You will need to have a proven record of delivery in a local authority environment. You’ll need to demonstrate the ability to manage and prioritise your workload effectively in order to work on a number of projects simultaneously from inception to completion while always keeping to budget.
For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Ian Baker on 07864 609 453.
Benefits we offer
Kingston and Sutton Councils take a huge amount of pride in the services we provide. Those joining us will find a friendly and collaborative workplace where they are fully supported, both in their work and their future development. We offer a range of training opportunities as well as enabling a range of flexible working arrangements to ensure that you’re always connected to your colleagues.
The successful candidate will have access to a wide range of staff benefits, some of which include:
· 23 days annual leave - In addition you will receive 8 statutory bank holidays
· Local government pension scheme
· Interest free season loan ticket
· Cycle to work and Zip Car Scheme
· Discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres
· Comprehensive Learning and Development programme
· A forward thinking and networked organisation where employee’s views are valued.
· Modern and flexible working environment allowing employees to benefit from agile working practices.
Advert Closing Date: 24/02/2019
Provisional Interview Date(s): 11/03/2019 & 12/03/2019