Principal Transport Planning Officer

Slough Borough Council

Principal Transport Planning Officer

Observatory House, 25 Windsor Road, Slough
£38,223 to £43,421 Plus £1039 Local Weighting Allowance
Permanent - Full-time
DBS requirement: Standard

What you’ll be doing:
Working in a small Transport team,you will be assisting the Transport Team Leader in initiating and developing active travel schemes including cycling, walking and e-scooters.

As a team member, you will take the lead in implementing active travel enhancements. This includes overseeing the delivery of improvements and evaluating the Slough local cycling and walking infrastructure plans (LCWIP) and managing the e-scooter and e-bike scheme. Additionally, you will be responsible for preparing and submitting bids to secure funding for the proposed routes. The ongoing development of our plans will not only enhance our ability to secure external funding but also enhance the successful execution of schemes, ultimately contributing to comprehensive improvements.

To promote active travel, you will need to build and maintain positive relationships with a range of audiences including local councillors, businesses, schools and other stakeholders. Essential skills for this role include actively listening to concerns, proposing effective solutions, and communicating clearly.

Our Council:
Our vision is to make a difference to our communities and our environment and we would love you to join us in our mission! All of our employees, whatever their job, contribute greatly to delivering services to local people - either directly, or by supporting colleagues. We celebrate diversity and are continuously striving for our residents to enjoy fulfilling prosperous and healthy lives.

What we offer:
We offer a supportive place to grow and develop your career with a real opportunity for your input to be valued and heard. Ambition and innovation will be required now more than ever and you will join a friendly and collaborative environment where you are encouraged to thrive.

Alongside a competitive salary, we provide:
• 26 days annual leave (not including Bank holidays), rising to 30 days between 2 - 5 years’ service and 33 days after 5 years’ service.
• The Local Government Pension Scheme

We offer a wider range of great benefits including:
• Flexible and hybrid working options to promote work-life balance
• Our commitment to equality and diversity through a range of employee networks
• Wellbeing initiatives
• Tax - free childcare and childcare services
• Season loan ticket - to help with the cost of your rail / bus journey to & from work.

The closing date for applications is 28th May 2024.
Interviews will be held week commencing week commencing 10th June 2024.

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  • Location: Observatory House, 25 Windsor Road, Slough
  • Job Title: Principal Transport Planning Officer
  • Salary: £38,223 to £43,421 Plus £1039 Local Weighting Allowance
  • Closed: 28 May 2024

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