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Logo: Devon County CouncilCounty Hall, Exeter EX2 4QD

Public Rights of Way Technical Officer

Reference: REC/18/01975

£26,470 to £30,756 per annum pro rata

Fixed term, part time (14.8 hours per week)


We are looking for someone with experience of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and databases to join Devon County Councilís well regarded Public Rights of Way Team.


The County Council is responsible for over 5,000 kilometres of public rights of way and manages a large network of local and regional routes (such as the Tarka Trail and Exe Estuary Trail) and the South West Coast Path National Trail.


This is an exciting opportunity if you have a background in both GIS and public rights of way/countryside access. Ideally, you will also have some knowledge or experience of legal systems relating to rights of way.


Your primary role will be to help maintain and develop the County Councilís digital records of public rights of way, including our online interactive mapping and statutory registers.


You will carry out site visits and access remote rural sites to undertake surveying tasks, inspections and the erection of notices. Proven experience of a range of GIS applications is essential. Experience of supervising others and the ability to explain technical matters would be an advantage.


This part time post will initially be until June 2019 but with the potential for extension.


Working within a friendly and supportive team, you will help to modernise the Council's legal record of Public Rights of Way and ensure compliance with the legal requirements.


This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.


Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice 


Closing date: 20 August 2018

Interview date: 28 August 2018


For an informal discussion please contact Helen Clayton on 01392 382602 or for more information and to apply, please click here  



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