Transport Planning Officer x 2

Plympton, Plymouth
£32,233 to £41,846
12 Feb 2019
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Transport Planning Officer x 2

Reference - PLA/757

Ballard House


37 hours per week

Grade H / I (£32,233 to £36,153 / £37,107 to £41,846)

The Role

Plymouth City Council currently have 2 exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated transport professionals to join our busy Strategic Transport Team, who will share our passion in shaping and influencing the future of Plymouth’s transport network.

Our vision is to become one of Europe’s most vibrant waterfront cities and through the passion and determination of our politicians, management team and staff we will make a difference for the city.

The Authority already has a five year transport capital programme valued in excess of £66m and you would be part of the team delivering these projects, with the opportunity to develop further projects from their inception. The Authority has a “Pipeline” of capital schemes also valued at about £66m which it needs to bring forward over the next five years.

You will have the opportunity to work proactively with councillors, directors, other senior stakeholders and colleagues to deliver key transport infrastructure essential to the growth of the city.

You will bring extensive experience of project management as well as responsibility for commissioning studies, preparing business cases and funding bids.

You will have a degree or equivalent in a transport or related discipline and extensive experience of delivering transport/infrastructure projects and demonstrable knowledge of transport planning.

You will have experience of working within, or for, a local authority or government agency.

This is an exciting time to join the Council and this role represents an opportunity to make a real difference.

For a confidential discussion about your interest in this role, please contact Steven Flaxton, Strategic Transport Programme Co-ordinator, on 01752 305543 or email

Closing date: Sunday 24 March 2019
Anticipated interview date: Monday 1 April 2019