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Transport Planner

Worcestershire County Council
£37,724 to £40,506 with a Market Forces supplement of an additional £7,084.
Closing date
6 Aug 2021

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Transport Planner

Ref:  REC001593

Salary: £37,724 to £40,506 with a Market Forces supplement of an additional £7,084.

A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Transport Planner with good negotiation and communications skills looking to advance their career in Development Management. You will be working with a small, friendly and enthusiastic team responding to a wide variety of planning applications from across the County.

The post will be responsible for providing Highway recommendations on major planning applications to the relevant Planning Authorities within Worcestershire. You will be responsible for leading on all highway elements of the process which will include liaising with applicants and their agents on the highways aspects of their proposals and negotiating appropriate mitigation measures and s106 financial contributions. The post will also be expected to liaise and advise internally and externally on Development Management matters as they relate to the development of Local Plans working closely with colleagues within the Planning Authorities.

Worcestershire is an authority with big ambitions for the future: Building a World Class Worcestershire! Collaborating innovatively with a wide range of partners, we are committed to delivering a county with a prosperous economy, thriving communities and an environment we can all be proud of.

The role will be based at County Hall, Worcester. Key benefits include a Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible working arrangements, including remote working and the Council is very positive about facilitating training to further professional career development.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Karen Hanchett (Team Manager – Highways Development Management) Tel: 01905 846817, Email:

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

Closing date: 6th August 2021

Interview date: 20th August 2021


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