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Rights of Way Officer

Based at West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire 


Via East Midlands Ltd (Via) is a joint venture company, formed in July 2016, between Nottinghamshire County Council and CORSERV (a company wholly owned by Cornwall Council). Via is responsible for the delivery of the highways and rights of way management functions on behalf of the County Council.


An opportunity has arisen for a Rights of Way officer within the Environmental Management and Design Team. This multidisciplinary team delivers rights of way management, engineering, landscape, contaminated land, topographical survey and acoustics services. We provide services to clients both within and external to Nottinghamshire County Council, across a wide range of project type and scale.


One of our key responsibilities is the management of the County’s Rights of Way network.


The Rights of Way Officer will be responsible for the management of a specific area of the county (north west of Nottingham). They will also help support the Senior Rights of Way Officer in the development and delivery of the rights of way network management across Nottinghamshire working closely with the County Council.


The post is full time. 


The ideal candidate will have: 


  • minimum 1 years’ experience of rights of way management 
  • a degree or NVQ level 5 in a countryside related subject.
  • experience of CAMs, MapInfo or equivalent GIS system
  • experience of organising and supervising rights of way maintenance work  
  • experience of working with landowners, stakeholders and the public
  • a good working knowledge of Rights of Way legislation
  • a current driving licence 


This varied role offers the opportunity to grow and develop, with learning opportunities both within and outside the organisation. We offer attractive benefits including flexible working, generous holiday allowance and pension scheme.


To apply for the role, please submit your full CV to via.hr@viaem.co.uk, along with a covering letter, identifying your key experience and why you are interested. Please also include current salary. 


Closing date: 25 September 2018

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