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Permit Officer - Streetworks.3579

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
04/05/2021
Advert End Date:
23/05/2021 23:59
Salary:
£24,982 - £27,741
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
206991
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
23 May
Further Information

Your role will be to assist in the coordination of street works permits in accordance with the councils agreed street works permit scheme, national conditions and regulations for permit schemes, Traffic Management Act 2004, New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, Highways Act 1980, Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and associated codes of practice.

You should have previous experience of highway network management, street works coordination or working within a utilities/local authority or similar service background Responsibilities of the role include;-

-reviewing and processing permit applications raised by works promoters in line with relevant regulations and legislation

-resolving works conflicts and finding solutions

-imposing variations on permits and adding works comments

-granting or refusing Provisional Advanced Authorisations (PAAs)

-analysing and agreeing Permit Modification Requests (PMRs)

-responding to traffic signal applications

You will have daily contact and involvement with public and private sector organisations including utility companies, members of the public, elected members and other council departments. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with the ability to confidently deal with difficult conversations and situations and the ability to solve problems and find solutions. You must also have significant experience of working with IT systems.



We are offering:
-A starting salary of £24,982. (Salary range is £24,982 - £27,741)
-Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
-A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
-Flexible working arrangements (subject to meeting business need)

For a copy of the job description/ person specification please see the supporting documents

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 23rd May 2021

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants, in particular, may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Jag Stockham (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07790 557335 or jag.stockham@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time basis will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please contact email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.