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Assistant Transport Development Officer - OCC614613

Job details


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

Work location: County Hall, Oxford
Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working  
Contract type: 3 x Permanent positions available 


Closing date: Wednesday 6th March 2024
Interview date: week commencing Monday 18th March 2024


About us


Oxfordshire County Council’s Transport Development Management team has a prime role in creating high-quality, sustainable places, where people want to live and work, through our input into the development planning process. The team provides OCC’s statutory planning consultation responses on all transport matters, and is involved from the earliest preapplication discussions, through to negotiation of S106 agreements and discharge of conditions. Team members work closely with each other and colleagues from across the Council in a very supportive environment. 


About the role


If successful, you will support the team with assessing the highway safety, transport impacts and mitigation needs of development proposals, ensuring that they meet national and local policy and guidance. You will also assess the transport impacts of minor planning applications and discharge of conditions applications, providing high quality advice to the local planning authorities.


About you


Educated to at least A level/NVQ3 level, you will be a good teamworker with excellent communication and organisational skills, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to read and interpret maps, plans, drawings and complex reports. You will also be competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.


Rewards and benefits


  • Culture of flexible working


  • Technology to support agile working where role permits


  • Up to 31 days 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 Will Madgwick at or on 07760 297307

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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