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Permit Officer

Vacancy Details

Location: Civic Centre
Region: North East England
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Date Posted: 21/11/2022
Reference: 0000005398





PERMIT OFFICER                                                                                                                                  REF: 107554

Band 8 £24,496 - £25,878 pa


37 hpw


Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

Based within the Transport and Infrastructure Section, the post holder will play a key role in supporting the Asset Management Engineer in the delivery of the Councils highway network management responsibilities.

The successful candidate will ensure that all activities carried out on the public highway are undertaken in compliance with the National Roads & Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA), the Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA), the Authoritys Permit Scheme and any related national guidance and Codes of Practice.

Main duties of the post will include:-

Analysing and processing permit applications within agreed timescales.

Identifying potential conflicts and grant/ refuse applications as a result.

Assisting in the coordination of permits to resolve any conflicts or variation requests and liaise with the company to reach a satisfactory conclusion.

Accurate record keeping and extracting information in order to issue invoices to utilities and contractors.

The role will also involve attending meetings with contractors and liaising with members of the public in relation to highway and street works issues.

Whilst permit legislation must be adhered to, the Council is keen to ensure effective working relationships are maintained with all statutory undertakers, and good communication skills are an essential requirement of the role. Experience of working within a Highways/Streetworks environment would be advantageous to the successful candidate.

For further information please contact Peter Frost, Highways, Traffic & Transport Team Leader on 01429 523200.

Closing date: Sunday 11th December 2022, midnight


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