Public Transport Network & Infrastructure Officer
Our Public Transport team is hiring!
Our vision is simple. To make a real difference to the people and communities we serve. Now and for the future. This means safeguarding the vulnerable, creating opportunities, building self-reliance and keeping Buckinghamshire thriving and attractive. All whilst ensuring that we’re delivering value for money.
Our local communities are at the heart of everything we do and they really rely on the work we do. Whether its new roads being built, helping parents get their children a school place or providing essential support to vulnerable children or elderly residents, what we do touches the lives of everyone in Buckinghamshire. Take a look at our Strategic Plan which sets out our aims and priorities until 2020.
About the role
In this role, you’ll manage the impact of road closures and Bus Stop suspensions on the public transport network by liaising with highways colleagues, external contractors, bus operators and utility companies to minimise the impact on bus and coach services. As well as identifying and planning alternative service arrangements and informing transport operators & colleagues, you’ll also manage bus timetable information and bus stop infrastructure, including inspection of existing items and overseeing the siting of new stops or shelters.
For full details of the requirements of the role please see the job summary below.
You’ll have excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure work is completed within given timescales. Some closures occur at very short notice and the ability to plan workloads and respond quickly is essential. You’ll possess good ICT skills and an understanding of public transport operations & timetabling, together with good communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Experience of working with public transport information systems would be an advantage.
For full details of the skills, knowledge, and experience required for this role please see the job summary below.
Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people. Everything from a good work-life balance and flexible working to discounted public transport and sports centre membership. Find out more
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