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Rights Of Way Enforcement And Maintenance Assistant

  • Location

    Newbury, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £15.36 - £16.13 per hour

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

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Our client is seeking a Rights Of Way Enforcement And Maintenance Assistant on an initial 4 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

37 Hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate:

£15:36 p/h

Job Purpose:

To undertake inspections of Public Rights of Way.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To achieve the removal of obstructions and other impediments to the use of the network, through negotiations with landowners, and the provision of information to the Council's solicitor where appropriate.
  • To organise simple maintenance schedules and implementation of works projects.
  • To instruct work for the Rights of Way Maintenance Team, where needed.
  • To edit and update the Council's ELM customer liaison system.
  • To issue official works orders.
  • To organise emergency works as necessary, in accordance with legal and financial procedures of the Council.
  • To ensure compliance with all health and safety legislation and associated codes of practice and authority policies.
  • To work with colleagues in the Legal team on issues relating to public rights of way.
  • T undertake historical, documentary and archival research, where required, in order to remedy rights of way problems.
  • To keep accurate records of work.
  • Any other duties relevant to the post which might reasonably be required and allocated by senior management.

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant experience, and/or qualification.
  • Experience of meeting the public and landowners to explain complex issues and achieve a suitable outcome.
  • IT computer skills and experience of GIS.
  • An ability to walk reasonable distances in the countryside in all weathers.
  • Good interpersonal and written skills.
  • Tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to use own initiative and be self-reliant
  • Full car driving license.

For this role you will need the following:

- You are eligible to work in the UK.

- 2 Years written Referencing (all gaps verified).

- A suitable NI Number.

- Driving Licence.

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