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Decarbonising Transport Officer

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (North West) - UK
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 21/12/2020
Company Name Cheshire West and Chester Council
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Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

An exciting opportunity within the Highways and Transport Service

Cheshire West and Chester is looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to join the Highways and Transport Service.  The post holder will contribute to the development and achievement of the Council’s Active Travel and Decarbonising Transport Programmes in support of Climate Change priorities; ensuring the actions necessary to deliver the programmes are promoted across the organisation and with partners, stakeholders, the community, business and visitors.

The successful candidate will join the Council at an exciting time, making a meaningful and positive contribution to the necessary transport changes that are required to fulfil our Climate Change Declaration. Transport will play an increasingly important role; underpinning accessibility, sustainability, health and wellbeing, economic growth and air quality.

With experience in delivering measurable outcomes within this key priority area, you will provide an excellent knowledge of policy and legislative framework, have the skills and attributes to develop the role and manage performance.  Able to demonstrate a commitment to partnership working and collaboration for a common goal, you will develop and support the delivery of a programme of smarter choices, active travel and travel planning activities.

This role is a Hybrid Flexible Worker and this means that the role will be office based for part of the week at Ellesmere Port Civic Way, Nicholas House, HQ or Wyvern House and home based part of the week as part of the Flexible and Mobile Working policy. Many services and customers span across the Borough and therefore you may be required to work at any location in Cheshire West and Chester.

For the purpose of the role, it is desirable that the jobholder holds a full clean driving licence.

For internal candidates only - If seeking a secondment opportunity, you must seek approval from your Line Manager prior to submitting your application. Please note; we reserve the right to close this vacancy as soon as we have received enough applications for the role, therefore we encourage you to make your application without delay.

For an informal discussion on this post, please contact Kristy Littler or Sean Traynor via email: Kristy.Littler@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk or Sean.Traynor@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

The contractual work location for this role is listed above however you may be required to work from a range of work locations or sites within the Borough and may also be required to work from home, depending on the needs of the service.

 Applicants using Internet Explorer have experienced issues uploading attachments (supporting information and CVs) in the past, so if you are using IE we would suggest that you use a different browser when you submit your application -  for example Google Chrome.

In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

 Please ensure you check the email account (including junk/spam boxes) from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application. 

 If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

 Cheshire West and Chester Council are committed to equality and diversity in employment.  Please click the Equality Policy for more information.

 Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which means that all employees will receive a minimum of £9.30 per hour for all contracted hours.

 For any technical enquiries please email Sourcingteam@ecwip.co.uk Please quote job reference number in all correspondence.

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