Transport Planning Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/03/2024 23:59
£40,221 - £43,421 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
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Employment Location:
Darlington, Town Hall
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
17 Mar
Further Information
The Transport Planning team is looking to recruit a Transport Planning Officer, and if you have the passion and drive to make a lasting impact on sustainable transport in Darlington, then we would like to hear from you.

The most important quality that we are looking for is a drive and enthusiasm to be the best that you can be. As a key member of the Transport Planning team you would be responsible for leading on the implementation of transport programmes and projects relating to sustainable transport. 

This will include delivering elements of the Darlington Transport Plan capital programme and leading on the Travel Plan process and Personalised Travel Planning programmes relating to new development sites, including management of the Travel Advisors.
The role makes an important contribution to the work of our busy Transport Planning department, so an ability to work within a team environment is essential, as is experience of active/sustainable transport, team management and contract/budget management. Good communication skills, both speaking and in writing, and experience of stakeholder engagement are important qualities.

The rewards for working at Darlington Borough Council go beyond the salary you will receive; we have numerous additional benefits such as:
  • 32 days Annual Leave (plus Bank Holidays, with option to purchase additional Annual Leave (pro-rata for part time working)
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme with option to make Additional Voluntary Contributions
  • Flexi-time scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave schemes
  • Staff equality forums
  • Green Car Leasing Scheme
  • Access to a wide range of training, learning and development
  • Physiotherapy service
  • Confidential counselling service
  • Great wellbeing offer
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Dolphin Centre Fit for Life Discounts
  • Local and National retailer discounts
  • Arriva Employee Travel Club
For the full range of benefits we offer, please see our Why work for us internet page, which also includes our Total Reward Booklet and Employee Benefit Video.

Find out further information about us and what it’s like to work for our great team by visiting the Jobs and Careers home page.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion please contact Gill Hutchinson (Transport Planning Manager) on 01325 406492.

General Information for Applicants:
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If you are experiencing problems applying for this vacancy via North East Jobs, please contact the HR Team on 01325 405486 or HR@darlington.gov.uk , who will be happy to assist.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.