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Road Safety Officer
To develop, review, coordinate and implement the Council's Road Safety Programme through liaison with various stakeholders in line with current legislation and best practice to achieve an overall reduction in road traffic casualties.
Lead on the preparation, development and review of the Council's road safety policies and strategies.
Lead and manage the in-house road safety objectives, school crossing patrol service, child pedestrians training, cycle proficiency, where appropriate external contractors and to ensure that the team provide quality services efficiently, effectively and reliably.
To prepare reports and correspondence, particularly with reference to traffic and road safety matters.
Work collaboratively with other council services, police and other partners in respect of road safety issues across the borough.
To be responsible for the effective and efficient execution of traffic and road safety related improvement schemes including traffic calming, vehicle activated signs and cycling priority measures.
To be responsible for regular update programmes, cost estimates and expenditure profiles, monitor expenditure against targets and take action on variances.
Work with schools to deliver active travel plan and initiatives for pupils
To use and develop appropriate software consistent with corporate ICT infrastructure and mindful of service needs.
To establish, maintain and develop beneficial professional relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
To uphold and promote customer care principles, appropriately responding to stakeholder communications
To provide specialist advice, guidance and recommendations on request.
To establish, administer and manage appropriate contracts consistent with all council procurement protocols, from identification of need to the settlement of final account.
To be responsible for a comprehensive consultation process with residents, key stakeholders and elected members to ensure that the aims and objectives of proposals / schemes are fully communicated and, where possible, supported.
To comply with procedures established under all relevant regulations including the New Road and Street works Act, Traffic Management Act and Road Traffic Act etc. in the course of planning and delivering projects in a safe and coordinated manner.
To consult, liaise and negotiate with statutory undertakers regarding all aspects of supply or diversionary works required for projects.
To establish, maintain and develop beneficial professional relationships with peers in order to share ideas, knowledge, achieve best practice and benchmark operations.
To work outside office hours and on-site, in all climate conditions, when service provision demands.
To act on behalf of the Director of Highways and Traffic Management when required.
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.
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