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Public Transport Officer

Ref no. BHN571462
Salary £20 - £25/hour
Location Slough, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6-12 Months +
Job status Open

Job summary

Our client is looking for a Public Transport Officer to join a busy team on a contract basis starting soon.

Key skills required for this role

Bus Service Improvement Plan, Active Travel, Transport


Support the development and delivery of the Bus Service Improvement Plan

Job description

Main purpose of Job:

As a member of our small Transport team, you will support the Team Leader in managing the Bus Service Improvement Plan, fostering Enhanced Partnerships, and initiating bids for public transport funding from various sources. The role will support the development and implementation of the Council's public transport policies and strategies. Specifically, you will support the development and delivery of the Bus Service Improvement Plan, aid in the activities of the Enhanced Partnership and monitor the Real Time Passenger scheme. You will work with internal, public and private stakeholders to promote integrated transport related schemes.
We are seeking an officer with experience in public transport legislation, local transport policy and planning, and a comprehensive understanding of bus industry operations. The selected officer must have an understanding of securing bus improvements through the planning process and experience in partnership building with bus operators and expeirnce in active travel intitiatives would be advantageous.

Experience -

Effective strategy development experience and report writing skills, able to make recommendations for decision making.

Experience in developing and presenting reports and briefings for senior decision makers at committees or other meetings with minimal managerial oversight.

Experience of developing and leading partnership projects between different statutory agencies, third sector stakeholders and local businesses.

Experience in public transport legislation, polices, local transport policy and planning, and a comprehensive understanding of bus industry operations


Specialist technical knowledge and expertise relevant to the field of work

Well-developed knowledge of political environment, legislative framework, and regional and national drivers in this area.

Knowledge of the workings of the bus industry, and the differences between commercial and subsidised operations.

A thorough understanding of equal opportunities, health and safety and methods of applications within this job.

Knowledge of the the bus industry, particularly the Transport Act 2000 and the Bus Services Act 2017 inlcuding understanding of the legal duties and requirements placed on the Council with regard to service registrations, tendering and concessionary fares.

How to Apply or for more Information:

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

· Apply directly online via the Matchtech website

· Call Callum Laycock directly on 07901964657

· Email your CV


Matchtech are the largest and leading Highways and Transportation Recruitment Company in the UK.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Highways and Transportation industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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