Traffic Management Coordination Officer x 2 posts

Doncaster, South Yorkshire
£27,049 - £30,564
25 Oct 2021
21 Nov 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice and this may result in interviews being held via video call.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Doncaster Council.

We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve. 

We are currently recruiting for 2 Assistant Engineers (Traffic Management Coordination Officers) to be responsible for coordination of all activities on the highway network, including all planned or unplanned events, evaluating their impact on the network and put in place the appropriate measures required to reduce any disruption they cause.

To assist in the operation of the Doncaster Permit Scheme including the evaluation and processing of permit applications’ the application of permit conditions, challenging permit durations and approving early starts / extension requests.

The roles will also include the evaluation of permit works for Traffic Management requirements and prepare the appropriate documentation to facilitate road closures, lane closures, traffic control forms and emergency road closures. The post holders will evaluate traffic management layouts as part of the permit application process and when appropriate, carry out traffic management site visits.

Duties include assisting in the completion of KPI performance monitoring and periodic assessment reviews relating to works being undertaken by all Statutory Undertakers.

The ideal candidates will have experience of working with utility companies and their contractors, and a good working knowledge of relevant legislation including New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991, Road Traffic Regulation Act, Traffic Management Act 2004 as well as the relevant Code of Practices.

The candidates must also be able to demonstrate extensive experience in the assessing of temporary traffic management and temporary traffic regulation orders.

We are looking for hardworking and conscientious candidates to work in a busy environment, providing an essential and valuable service to our customers, who can build effective relationships with customers and relevant partners.

If you are solution and results focused, a team player and would like to make your mark in a transforming organisation, then this role could be for you. 

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements for the role are contained within the job profile, job role summary and skills framework.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 22nd November and it is anticipated that interviews will be week commencing 6th December 2021.

Steve Larkin, Tel: 01302 735129 email address. or

Phil Marran, Tel: 01302 737112 email address.

English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.