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Title

Rights of Way Officer

Posted
Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Town/City Bury St Edmunds
Salary Additional Information £27,041 per annum / 37 hours per week / Permanent
Salary (Minimum)
27041
Salary (Maximum)
27041
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 05/09/2021
Company Name Suffolk County Council
Contact Name
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Description

We are committed to flexible working. To view the types of flexible or part time working available for this role, please see the Job and Person Profile.

A great opportunity as arisen to join the Suffolk County Council's Suffolk Green Access team as a Rights of Way Officer, working from Rougham Service Delivery Centre.

Would you like to work in an incredibly varied, challenging and rewarding role?

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of the people in Suffolk?

Your role

If you are looking to develop a career in promoting walking and cycling, or improving the public's access to the natural environment, here is your opportunity. Suffolk is a county filled with natural beauty and over 50 miles of glorious coastline, home to historic towns and villages. Challenges include ensuring new developments protect and enhance green access and responding to the climate emergency.

Your responsibilities

* help us improve and develop our green access network, in line with local and national priorities

* deliver practical and fresh solutions

* build partnerships with communities, agencies and other councils.

You will need:

* to understand and apply access legislation

* great communication skills in person and in writing as you will be dealing with land managers, contractors and the public

* a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline/or equivalent experience.

The team

Suffolk County Council looks after 5600km of public rights of way, 5000ha open access, the England Coast Path National Trail and other forms of green access. Our vision is 'To get more people using and enjoying Suffolk's green access network.' Every member of the Rights Of Way and Access service plays a part in making this happen, and you can be part of that team.

Travelling requirements for your role

Frequent Travel Essential - We positively encourage the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role, you will need to travel, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means. If you require a reasonable adjustment due to a disability to meet the travel requirements of this role, please speak with the contact detailed below.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Claire Dickson telephone (01284) 741354 or 07730 075253

To apply and for more information, please follow this link and take note of the application instructions.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we have strict limitations on staff working in our offices and most of us are being asked to work from home. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements, please contact the recruiting manager listed above.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working. For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile.

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