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Highways Development Management Technical Support Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
04/03/2021 00:00
A starting salary of £19,312 - £19,698
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Mar

Further information

Highways Development Management Technical Support Assistant
37 hours per week

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Role
You will provide technical and administrative support in respect of planning applications, Section 38 adoption agreements, S278 and S184 agreements across the County and assist in the provision of highways advice on householder and other minor planning applications, as directed by the Principal Highways Development Management Officer.
You will assist in the research, collation, analysis and presentation of information relating to the highway network, specifically to research and process Regulation Orders for development related to the stopping up of highways.
You will collate and maintain a database of developments requiring highway improvements and/or construction of vehicular accesses which will include monitoring the progress of approved development and being aware of the relevant date for implementation and completion; liaising with the statutory undertakers, serving the requisite notices and co-ordinating the construction of vehicular accesses and other highway work having regard to the requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.
You will receive internal and external telephone calls, answer enquiries, redirect calls and take messages as appropriate and provide a scanning, photocopying and filing function for the team.
You should have a good general education with at least 5 GCSE’s or equivalent including English and Maths and experience of planning applications, vehicular crossing processes, financial issues and administrative support work.
You should have good written and oral communication skills and be conscientious with a flexible attitude to work. Full, clean driving licence required.

We are offering:
Salary Band 3 (£19,312 - £19,698)
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
Flexible working arrangements

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Chris.Mead@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.


For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

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