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Senior Transport Officer (Public Transport)

Employer
Warrington Borough Council
Location
Warrington, Cheshire
Salary
GRADE 06 - GRADE 08
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Sector
Highways Maintenance, Public Transport
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

Warrington Borough Council is a unitary authority and one of the few remaining Councils with a municipal bus company. The Specialist Transport Team provide public transport, school transport and adult transport across the borough.

The role

Our Specialist Transport Service is offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed person to join our Public Transport Team in the role of Senior Transport Officer.

As a Senior Public Transport Officer, you will have an incredibly varied role. You will be working closely with colleagues in creating and delivering Public Transport services with the goal of maximising the use of sustainable transport services across the Borough and beyond. Other tasks will also include support the day-to-day management and operation of our Bus Interchange to ensure the efficiency of the facility from Bus Operators, Contractors and Bus Users.

What's needed?

The successful candidate will be a committed team player who is organised and dedicated to providing the highest standards of customer service. Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively and confidently with colleagues, contractors, and stakeholders is essential. The successful candidate will be IT proficient with the ability to be able to prioritise workloads and be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

If you would like to be part of a hard-working and supportive team with the wish to make a difference to the people of Warrington, we'd like to hear from you.

Previous experience of working within a local authority passenger transport service is desirable but not essential.

Benefits

As well as a competitive salary, working for us means you get:

  • 26 days annual holiday - raising to 31 after 5 years of service (pro-rata)
  • Access to our attractive and competitive benefits package
  • Access to our Health & Wellbeing Programme

Key Dates & Further Information

For an informal discussion about this exciting role please contact Michelle Hoddy, Public Transport Team Leader, by email (michelle.hoddy@warrington.gov.uk) or by telephone on 07970 843104.

DBS clearance is required.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

DBS clearance is required.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer

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