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Officer Traffic Control Centre OCC609561

Job details


Salary range: £29,269 - £32,076 per annum

Work location: Ron Groves House, Kidlington

Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working   

Contract type: Permanent


Closing date: Sunday 30th June 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 10th July 2024



ELIMINATE THE QUEUES - Been caught in a queue and wondered who is doing anything about it? Want to help the travelling public move about? Don’t want to work normal hours?



About the role


This role in our team supports the movement of traffic across Oxfordshire by responding to both planned and unplanned events. This happens within a framework of legislation to guide you - notably the Traffic Management Act 2004 and the County Council’s Permit Scheme.  


If you join our team, you will work with internal Teams to optimise traffic signal strategies to alleviate congestion and promote the use of active travel and public transport through engaging with our community with real-time updates to social media and roadside information displays. 


The role also supports our organisation, staff and partners to better understand the impact of roadworks, incidents and events across the Oxfordshire’s roads by providing reports and feedback on levels of congestion and the effectiveness of traffic management arrangements, this also helps to improve network management procedures. 



Is this you?


Working on a shift system that includes weekends we have opportunities for new staff to monitor the network, identify issues and find solutions.



Rewards and benefits


  • Culture of flexible working 
  • Technology to support agile working where role permits 
  • Up to 33 day’s holiday p.a. plus bank holidays
  • Option to ‘buy’ additional holiday 
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to health and wellbeing support 
  • Membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, with an employer’s contribution of up to 19.9% 
  • Enhanced family friendly policies 
  • Local and national discounts for shopping and travel 
  • Great learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development 



Would you like to know more?


Please click here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria


For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Keith Stenning, Head of Network Management, on 07584 581214 or email on



Application Procedure


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Our commitment to:
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or on maternity or family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support, education and safe spaces for all.

Our commitment to:
Guaranteed Interview Schemes

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education, we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.

Our commitment to:

Oxfordshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect these commitments.

Our commitment to:
Flexible Working

We are open to discussions about flexible working, which can include flexi-time, part time working, job sharing, nine-day fortnights and annualised hours, depending on the requirements of the role and the service.

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