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Traffic Order Writer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £20 - 21 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Traffic Regulation Orders Officer
Job Profile
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 is the role?
You will sit within the Parking Team, and be responsible for:
·Drafting traffic regulation orders for parking , speed restrictions and traffic movements;
·Project management and delivery of projects related to the Council's Residents' Parking Programme;
·Developing future phases of projects to enable delivery of the ambitious long-term Programme;
·Presentation and development of briefing notes and reports for relevant Committee Meetings and external meetings;
·Close liaison with partner organisations and elected Members;
·Liaising with the Council's Corporate Communications team to improve awareness of the Residents' Parking Programme and deal with press enquiries;
·Cultivate your own networks across government and industry with the aim of delivering appropriate parking solutions
·Contribute to decisions made across the Council, with the aim of embedding air quality improvements in all aspects of Council deliver;
·Performing any other duties consistent with the nature and grade of the role as agreed with the line manager.
·Relevant degree level education OR demonstrable equivalent professional experience is essential;
·At least five years experience of drafting Traffic Regualtion Orders to control parking, speed and traffic movements
·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;
·Experience of developing and implementing residents parking schemes;
·Communicates messages (which may be complicated or sensitive) clearly, concisely and at a level appropriate to the audience, who may not be specialists in residents' parking or transport planning;
·Has the proven ability to represent the service with direction at highly challenging internal/ external meetings, with integrity and confidence;
·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;
·Experience of dealing with financial and budget management;
·Able to demonstrate higher level thinking skills, in order to think through issues, make connections and establish solutions which draw on the bigger picture view of transport;
·Able to make connections between disparate issues, and creatively combine solutions to solve multiple problems;
·Able to work independently and proactively, along with the ability to prioritise. Able to make decisions and think through complex and conflicting issues. Able to manage competing priorities;
·Able to build credible working relationships, build rapport and negotiate with and influence others. Able to develop positive partnership ways of working, with a range of stakeholders;
·An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications and general IT skills.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on 02393 876043 or email

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 25+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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