At Portsmouth City Council we're all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.
With a little over 207,000 residents and 8,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority's main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.
Your New Role
We have an exciting opportunity at Portsmouth City Council for a Transport Planner with experience in project management to join our team, working on the Council's policy and strategy to deliver the City's Air Quality Local Plan to achieve compliance with legal limits for nitrogen dioxide.
As the Technical Transport Planner, you will be responsible for supporting the provision of advice on air quality issues, contributing to the development of air quality policy and strategy, and developing and delivering solutions to varied and complex queries/issues raised. You will be involved in engaging and consulting with members, community groups and residents on how we can reduce air pollution from transport in the City.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be educated to degree level in a relevant subject or be able demonstrate equivalent professional experience. You will need to have experience of investigating and interpreting data along with the ability to write reports including articles, briefing papers, technical and Cabinet reports. You will need to demonstrate experience dealing with budget and be able to work independently and proactively. You will be successful in making decisions and able to manage competing priorities.
What you'll get in return
As well as highly competitive pay you'll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days and staff discounts for travel and local shops. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career.
To make sure your application is above the rest and for full job details, please review the "Job Profile" to ensure your application matches the requirements of the role and you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. If you wish to send a CV, please consider a cover letter outlining why you are the perfect candidate for this position.
We look forward to speaking with you.