Senior Transport Officer

St Helens, Merseyside
£31,401 to £34,106 per annum
24 Sep 2018
21 Oct 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time


Senior Transport Officer

Job Ref: PPT3

Department: Place Services

Grade: SCP 35-38

Salary: From £31,401 to: £34,106 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

St Helens Council is seeking an exceptional Transport Planner to fulfil a role supporting the growth agenda, enabling the exciting and unprecedented level of growth by securing innovative and sustainable transport solutions.

As a Senior Transport Officer within the Development Plans Team you will shape transport solutions across the borough reflecting the opportunities from the Liverpool City Region Transport Plan for Growth, the Liverpool City Region Growth Plan and the Emerging Local Plan for St Helens.

The successful candidate will therefore demonstrate:

  • Experience in the preparation of transport policy, strategy and funding documents
  • An understanding of economic, social and environmental objectives shaping the transport agenda
  • Ability to analyse information and present conclusions in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong communication and project management skills, being able to work individually and as a team member

The role will require close dialogue with key stakeholders including Highways England, Merseytravel and neighbouring authorities and strong partnership working with a variety of teams across the Council. Strong communication skills, both speaking and in writing are important attributes.

Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent in a transport or planning related discipline, as well as knowledge of transport planning and policy, transport appraisal techniques, and transport modelling.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Mark Osborne, Principal Transport Officer on 01744 671616

For an application form and further details, please visit or contact Stacey Williams on telephone number: 01744 673238 or postal address: Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP or email address:

Closing Date: 21 October 2018