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Via East Midlands

Rights of Way Co-Ordinator

Salary Up To £28,000

Working Pattern: 37 hours per week

Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham (with travel around Nottinghamshire rights of way network required)

Do you love the great outdoors? Do you have a passion for ensuring our countryside is maintained to the best possible standards? Do you want to be part of a team that work collaboratively to share their expertise?

About Via

Based in Nottinghamshire, with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff at a few different locations throughout the county.

Via East Midlands provides sustainable highways services for Nottinghamshire and across the wider East Midlands region.

Our roles include highway maintenance, electrical works, mechanics, construction, forestry, road safety, civil engineering and much more. We combine a public-sector service ethos with a strong commercial focus and we are passionate about innovation and creating and delivering sustainable solutions safely across Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands.

Via is a great place to work if you value work-life balance and we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies, including generous annual leave allowances, with flexible working available to our office-based staff. With the majority of our work being based in the East Midlands, our front-line staff also enjoy short journeys to site each working day.

By joining us you will be part of a growing organisation that positively embraces customer and community aspirations.

The Job

We are looking for someone to play a key role in our rights of way team, managing our countryside network within Nottinghamshire. Key areas of responsibilities will include: -

  • Planning programmes of maintenance and improvement works to ensure a safe and available rights of way across the Nottinghamshire countryside.
  • Manage the design and implementation of rights of way maintenance and improvement works, whilst managing budgets.
  • Investigate and respond to complaints or enquiries to internal and external stakeholders such as landowners, local authorities, developers and local communities. 
  • Provide expertise to key clients as required including on planning, highways and other internal or external consultations.
  • Planning to protecting and/or providing future benefits, of the rights of way network in Nottinghamshire.
  • Ensure adherence to health, safety and environmental legislation.
  • Investigate, review and assess any infringements to the rights of way network
  • Maintain accurate asset records
  • Work collaboratively with teams to provide specialist technical knowledge as required.

The Person

  • Ideally you will have previous rights of way experience and knowledge of rights of way legislation.
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate, both verbally and in writing, with a variety of people at all levels.
  • The desire to work outside on the rights of way network, in countryside settings.
  • Undertake regular site visits on the Nottinghamshire rights of way network.
  • Use your own initiative to resolve issues and problems proactively.
  • Working knowledge of land management practices.
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a small team, supporting each other as required.
  • The ability to maintain records and write reports as required.
  • Full valid UK driving licence.

If this sounds like you, it would be great to hear from you. Please send your CV to via.hr@viaem.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December

Closing Date: 03/12/2021  Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham

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