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Senior Transport Planner

Employer
Walsall Council
Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
£38,223 - £43,421 per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Sector
Transport Planning
Job role
Planner
Contract Type
Full time

At Walsall Council, we believe that people are at the heart of everything we do.

 

Enabling safe, sustainable and reliable journeys to work, education, healthcare, family and friends is essential to reducing inequality and maximising opportunities.

 

Investment in regeneration across Walsall and the Black Country presents exciting opportunities to enhance and future proof our transport network, taking a collaborative approach to the delivery of innovative and exciting projects. Now we invite you to join us on our journey.

 

Our team are instrumental in the successful delivery of highways and transport services in Walsall. We are looking to recruit a forward thinking and ambitious Senior Transport Planner who can take a leading role at a local and regional level.

 

The successful applicant will play a key role in delivering the strategic transport function within Highways & Transport, reporting to the Strategic Transport Manager and working closely with regional colleagues from the Black Country Transport Team, Transport for West Midlands and other partners.

 

The post holder will play a key role in the delivery of Strategic Transport Team services, including: -

 

·       Transportation feasibility studies

 

·       Transportation and traffic modelling work

 

·       Preliminary design of transport schemes

 

·       Project management

 

·       Management of consulting engineers

 

This is a varied role with innovation and partnership working at its heart. We are looking for someone who has a strong transportation background and the ability to both lead and work effectively with peers as part of a strategic team.  If you’re ready for your next challenge, we’re ready to hear from you!

 

 

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact: dan.johnson@walsall.gov.uk 

 

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them.  Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

 

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