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Public Rights of Way - Network Survey & Technical Support

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Public Rights of Way Officer Survey and Technical Support x 2 KR6

Are you considering a career in public rights of way and countryside access? Kent County Council is seeking to recruit to two positions that offer opportunities to take the first step in career in public rights of way and access.

The Public Rights of Way and Access Service are responsible for the recording, protection, maintenance and improvement of Kent’s 6900 km of footpaths, bridleways and byways. The network provides unparalleled access to Kent’s countryside and is vital in supporting the rural economy, tourism and health as well as access to amenities and services.

Based at our East Kent Office, Brabourne near Ashford and West Kent Office at Kings Hill, these entry level roles provide technical, business and administrative support to the Area Public Rights of Way & Access Team and Area Manager to ensure effective and efficient customer service, service delivery and development. The roles will also undertake network surveys and will support volunteer network surveyors. 

The posts carry a high-volume workload. You will be able to display excellent organisation and communication skills, be able to prioritise and manage your time effectively.

The successful applicant will work outside as well as in, in all weathers, often in remote locations in and around Kent. You must be able to visit multiple locations across the county at short notice.

You will have excellent I.T. skills, including the use of Geographical Information Systems.

You will be educated to A level standard or higher.

To apply:

Public Rights of Way Officer Survey and Technical Support please refer to and apply for job REF/TP/502/2061

For further information about the above roles please contact Andrew Hutchinson 03000 418185

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Contact Details

Andrew Hutchinson 03000 418185

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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