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Public Transport Technician

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ 


Closing date:17 January 2021 at midnight 

Salary Range: £18,933 - £19,314

 An exciting opportunity to join the Safe and Sustainable Travel Team to assist with the delivery of integrated strategies that promote the safe and sustainable use of the transport network throughout Leicestershire. 
This role involves supporting the work of the team through installing and maintaining roadside public transport information and inspecting, and maintaining bus stop infrastructure. 
The successful post holder will be provided with a vehicle to undertake the duties of this post and will be required to conduct daily checks and inspections to ensure it is kept in a roadworthy condition.   The postholder will need to comply with all Health and Safety legislation, safe systems of work, risk assessments, Traffic Management requirements to ensure personal safety and that of the general public and colleagues.
  • Install and display roadside public transport information - Install new flags, cases and town boards to poles and lamp columns and insert displays as relevant and replace/repair existing facilities such as perspex front sheets and information displays.
  • To audit and inspect bus stops facilities including bus stop flags, shelters, hard standing and timetable cases and input and update information gathered into databases and spreadsheets.
  • Assist with the collection, manipulation and analysis of bus service data as required including on-bus passenger surveys.
  • Hold a valid full driving licence.
  • Planning and prioritising own workload.
  • Need to be physically able to meet requirements in respect of mobility e.g. fixing timetable cases and flags to poles; lifting fairly heavy equipment such as display cases. Manual dexterity is needed to operate power and manual tools.
  • Good interpersonal skills including calm liaison with the public.
  • Use of Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent packages sufficient to input and organise data.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires please contact Richard Briggs, Tel: 0116 305 3199 Email: Richard.Briggs@leics.gov.uk or Yusuf Isat Tel: 0116 305 7279 Email: Yusuf.Isat@leics.gov.uk  
Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.
We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact
Richard Briggs or Yusef Isat (recruiting managers) to discuss what is possible for this role.

Please apply using our online system by sending us your CV as well as a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words 
and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.

Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.  The web pages also contain CV Guidance documents for Applicants to read and use.


We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.


If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk

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