Hertfordshire truly is the County of Opportunity, facing the future with a determination to tackle climate change, deliver sustainable services, places and achieve good growth. Active Travel is at the forefront of its thinking and embedded as the priority in our Local Transport Plan (LTP).
Hertfordshire County Council offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Transport Planner, with a focus on assessing the highway impacts of developments and providing responses to local authorities. You’ll join our specialist Development Management (DM) Group at an exciting time for the county, as you help to facilitate safe and highly sustainable growth across Hertfordshire.
What the role will include:
Representing the Highway Authority at planning appeals, including supporting team members at Public Inquiries and Local Plan Examination Inquiries;
Evaluating and reporting upon the transport implications of planning applications;
Providing support to the process of negotiating with developers and their consultants on contributions to transportation infrastructure;
Ensuring other team members and key stakeholders are involved/consulted as early as possible, creating positive working relationships both internally and externally;
Assisting the Head of Development Management to deliver various projects.
What we’d like to see from the perfect Senior DM Officer:
A good depth of and breadth of technical knowledge in the Highways sector;
Or hold a degree in a closely related discipline;
An understanding of transport related and regeneration issues;
Knowledge of the planning process;
Good appreciation of the political & environmental context within which the service operates, demonstrating awareness of the wider implications.
This role is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with relevant experience to broaden their knowledge in the transport sector where you will be considering development proposals involving strategic and local schemes.
For an informal chat about the role please contact Matt Armstrong, Development Manager on 01992 556065 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Mark Youngman, Group Manager on 01992 588024 or email@example.com. Or if you wish to apply, please submit your supporting statement on how you meet the person specification beside bullet points above.
Closing date: midnight 4th December 2022
Interview dates: Monday 12th, Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th & Friday 16th December 2022