Public Rights of Way Officer

Posted 04 March 2024
Salary £30 - 35 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarriet Simmonds

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Public Rights of Way Officer to come and join a busy client in the Manchester area.

The main duties and responsibilities of the Public Rights of Way Officer are:

  • Knowledge about the legal aspects of public rights of way (PRoW)
  • Responsible for assessing the condition of the Public Rights of Way network to ensure it is maintained to a standard acceptable to the Highway Authority, liaising with landowners or occupiers to ensure they carry out their legal responsibilities.
  • Responsible for raising defects using data capture devices and creating job packs in line with CDM Regs to enable the delivery teams to plan and prioritise work accordingly
  • Develop, maintain and update records and management systems
  • Act as expert witness representing the Council at Public Inquiries
  • Deal with general enquiries and provide technical and professional advice in respect of green space and rights of way issues
  • Knowledge of how to operate a GIS based system

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.


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 Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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