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About the role

You will be responsible, on behalf of the Council, for the development of safety improvement schemes on the Public Rights of Way within a defined geographic area. This will involve extensive liaison with a range of stakeholders including landowners, members of the public, partnerships, Parish and Town Councils, user groups and elected members.

 

About us

Cormac is a wholly owned Cornwall Council company which started providing services in April 2012. Our priorities aligned with those of Cornwall Council are to contribute to sustainable economic growth, to create a better environment, to contribute to resilient and safe communities and to become a high performing company through continual improvement. Cormac provides highway and environmental design and maintenance services, construction of major highway schemes, surfacing and facilities management services including property maintenance, cleaning and caretaking services. 

Cormac also provides fleet management and maintenance, quarried stone and aggregates and laboratory services. We deliver these services to Cornwall Council, other public bodies and a portfolio of private clients including major civil engineering contractors and consulting engineers.

Cormac Highways & Environment division provide maintenance and management services to Cornwall Council. The teams manage and maintain the highway and public rights of way networks and the environmental assets such as parks, gardens, sites & trails, cemeteries and public open space areas.

 

About you

You will be educated to HND level in a related environmental discipline or have proven experience of working in an environmental, countryside management related role. You will have experience in dealing with countryside management and access including PROW maintenance; this requires an understanding and knowledge of legislation relating to coast and countryside management, specifically in the maintenance and improvement of Public Rights of Way.  You will have a sound and demonstrable knowledge of practical countryside management, construction and maintenance techniques, and an understanding of work programming including the ability to prioritise and meet targets.  You will need excellent communication, liaison, negotiation and problem solving skills both written and oral because the role demands a high level of interaction with a wide range of stakeholders both internal and external to Cormac and Cornwall Council.  

 

The position will close at midnight on the 9th September.

 

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