Senior Transport Planner

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: OCT20211097

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£32,233 - £35,744 Per Annum

Closing date

4 November 2021

Based from Civic Offices in Portsmouth but flexible home working arrangements can be agreed on appointment


Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

As a Senior Transport Planner, you will be responsible for the drafting Traffic Regulation Orders to control parking, speed and traffic movements as well as providing expert advice on resolving complex parking issues and assisting with the delivery of the Council’s Residents’ Parking Programme.  You will engage and consult with members, community groups, residents and other stakeholders on parking and other Traffic Regulation Orders issues addressing varied and complex queries raised.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will need a relevant degree level education or demonstrable equivalent professional experience, significant experience of drafting Traffic Regulation Orders to control parking, speed and traffic movements and well-developed project delivery skills (including skills for coordination, liaison and the ability to plan and monitor project plans in order to achieve major projects on time and within budget). You will need to demonstrate experience of developing and implementing residents parking schemes, communicate messages clearly, concisely and at a level appropriate to the audience and have the proven ability to represent the service with direction at highly challenging meetings.

You will demonstrates high levels of verbal communication and reasoning, putting forward persuasive and compelling arguments, excellent writing skills including the ability to write clear, basic and appropriate information for reports, articles and briefing papers including technical and Cabinet reports where necessary. Please read the job profile for a full list of requirements.


What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.


What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please ensure to complete the application full and ensure you add in comments that address the requirements into the Personal Statement section 

We look forward to speaking with you soon.