Fixed Term Rights of Way Search Officer

26 June 2019
Fixed Term
Countryside and Conservation, Transport/Highways
Full Time
One year
County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP
03 July 2019
£19,945 - £22,462 per annum

A Rights of Way Searches Officer is required at County Hall, West Bridgford to join a team of dedicated Countryside Access Officers, who are responsible for the management and recording of the County’s public rights of way network. You will process public rights of way, commons and town and village green searches. You will also provide technical support to the Authority’s Countryside Access Team.

Key duties include:

  • carrying out land searches on behalf of district councils, private search companies, solicitors and members of the public
  • clarification of issues arising from land searches
  • monitoring and managing records and income
  • produce reports and statistics; digitise mapping records
  • undertake surveys
  • provide general technical support to the Authority’s Countryside Access Team.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person. You must have a good working knowledge and understanding of rights of way and highway functions and good communication and interpersonal skills. Experience of working with CAMS or a similar database and GIS is essential. The ability to effectively organise your time and workload is also required.

A full UK driving licence is essential. Lone working and site visits are part of the role, sometimes involving difficult or uneven terrain. You should be willing to work outside normal office hours if required. We have a flexible working hour’s scheme.

For an informal chat about the post please ring Neil Lewis, Countryside Access Team Manager on 0115 977 3169.      

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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