Parking Asset Officer
We are seeking an Asset Officer who will be responsible for ensuring all on-street parking related assets such as paid for parking machines, traffic signs and road markings within Camden are compliant and are in accordance with statutory legislation. You will regularly review management information and performance data to pro-actively advise on current and anticipated areas of under-performance and inefficiency, whilst making recommendations to deliver service improvements.
Understanding of Traffic Management Orders in relation to traffic management is critical to the role and you will be expected to keep up to date with amendments produced by the relevant officers. Liaising directly with the Transport Strategy and Engineering Services, you will provide advice and support on changes to the council’s road network that impact on parking.
You will play a key role is delivering a forward thinking Parking Operations service to the people of Camden and use your initiative to resolve queries and issues, applying sound judgement to problems which are within well-defined procedures and guidance.
You will have good knowledge of relevant parking policy, legislation, health and safety regulations and contract monitoring techniques. You will have excellent customer and stakeholder management skills with the ability to deal with a range of teams and services on matters that are contentious and difficult whilst presenting information effectively and accessibly.
You will be well acquainted with IT systems and software packages including an intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and digital mapping software systems. You will know how to set up and maintain systematic and methodical information systems both electronic and manual whilst collating, manipulating, analysing and presenting data.
This role is all about being highly organised; with the ability to work on your own initiative and to plan and prioritise work to manage conflicting priorities to meet delivery deadlines, targets and agreed work standards, with minimum supervision. You’ll also be required to drive a vehicle and must have a clean driving licence.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at email@example.com, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Monday 19th November 2018, 23:59
Interviews to be held: w/c 26th November
Please quote reference: 180000WB
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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are: 10th December, 14th January