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Highway Data Officer

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Highway Data Officer

  • Location:

    Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £12 - 18 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

    michael.hayward@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

  • Job ref:

    JO0000038744

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    26/01/2023

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Highway Data Officer - Highway Data Team
 
 Key accountabilities:
·As Staffordshire's Street Custodians, manage the maintenance of the local street gazetteer for the National Street Gazetteer (NSG) according to data entry convention and best practice documents; and the identification, planning & delivery of work required to implement national specification, national mandatory Improvement Schedules and any software changes or updates.
·Analyse and interpret a range of conflicting and incomplete historical data sources, including the examination and evaluation of deeds, contract agreements and other legal documents, to determine the legal extent of the highway, in line with statutory and legal functions, including contentious and more involved cases which may require additional liaison with other stakeholders and Legal Services.
·Careful stakeholder management using negotiation and influencing skills to ensure consistency between street and address records; obtaining the best outcome for operational teams that rely on the NSG, whilst complying with national specifications and desired outcomes of District Authorities and other internal teams.
·Continuously improve the quality of data held by the highway service regarding the NSG, highway extent and other highway asset information, in accordance with national standards.
·Support the response to enquiries relating to the functions of the team.
·Administration of financial charges, orders, invoices and receipt of payments.
 
Criteria:
·Experience in the use of computer-based systems including geographic information systems (GIS), databases and spreadsheets.
·Ability to read and interpret a range of map-based information.
·High attention to detail and effective personal organisation skills.
·Effective experience of working in a customer service and administrative environment.
·Understanding of the responsibilities of a highway authority, including its requirements relating to Highway Maintainable at Public Expense.
·Working knowledge of Microsoft O365 to include Word, Outlook, Excel, Teams and SharePoint.
·Effective written and verbal communication skills , and the ability to interact effectively with a variety of people.
·Confidence, energy and a commitment to excellence and quality.
·Ability to work accurately and achieve within timescales.
 
What you need to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.
 
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Michael Hayward at Carrington West on 02393 876042.
FOOTNOTE:
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Michael at Carrington West on 02393 876042 for more information.
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