Transport Officer

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Job Introduction

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with excellent technical, analytical and communication skills to join the West of England Combined Authority as a Transport Planner in our Infrastructure Directorate.                                    

Working as part of our Transport Strategy Team, you will help deliver transport policy for the West of England city region, to progress towards a carbon-neutral transport network with high levels of public transport, cycling and walking provision and use. In particular, you will:

  • Help produce a new Joint Local Transport Plan;
  • Help deliver an ambitious package of bus, rail, park and ride, cycling and walking corridors across the city region; and
  • Help with the rollout of charging infrastructure for an increasing number of electric vehicles.

We are looking for candidates who have a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline and experience of helping to produce transport strategy documents, with a good understanding of national and local policy and legislation. A flexible, innovative approach is an essential requirement together with the willingness to respond constructively to challenge and opportunity and to be able to work alone or as part of a team.

About the Company

The West Of England Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.

The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status.

Flexible and Hybrid working.

The Combined Authority is adopting a Hybrid working approach, which enables employees to split their week between working in the workplace and working remotely.

Hybrid Working forms just part of the flexible working options that the Combined Authority is offering as the new way of working. Flexible working is an arrangement that enables employees to have a way of working that suits and employee’s and employer’s needs whilst maintain a work-life balance.

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