Interim Assistant Traffic Order Officer – Highways

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Interim Assistant Traffic Order Officer - Highways
Brixton, London
Interim Position

Lambeth RQ630111

Posted: 26th July 2022 09:10
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  • Pay Rate:

    £23.02 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 5 months

  • Brixton, London,

    SW2 1RW

What's involved with this role:

Interim Assistant Traffic Order Officer - Highways

Job Ref: Lambeth RQ630111

To support, assist and deputise for the Senior Traffic Orders Officer in preparing all highway-related legal orders and notices required. The post holder will keep up to date the definitive database of Orders and Notices relating to the Council’s highway network and to respond to service requests. They will invoice third parties for services rendered in relation to traffic orders and notices.

Key responsibilities:

  • Respond to all the Traffic Orders team’s service requests and enquiries promptly, escalating if outside post-holder’s area of responsibility.
  • After undertaking any necessary research, write first drafts for any highway-related legal orders and public notices requested by the Council or by others.
  • Ensure the accuracy and comprehensiveness of all definitions of restriction and prohibition in draft orders, using maps and diagrams.
  • Circulate draft proposals to all statutory consultees in advance of publication, recording and communicating any responses prior to final draft.
  • Prepare documentation for public consultation, including arranging for publication of the statutory notices in the London Gazette and local press and preparing on-site notices, ensuring full compliance with The Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.
  • Instruct the appropriate Street Works Inspectors on the placing, checking and removal of on-site notices, securing and filing a Certificate of Posting upon removal (if no Street Inspector is available attend site to display notice).
  • Collate evidence of spend and prepare draft invoices, issue invoices and chase payment as necessary.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience as a Traffic Orders Officer.
  • Knowledge of procedures for highway-related legal orders and public notices.
  • Experience of delivering high levels of customer service.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Very good analytical and interpretation skills.
  • Ability to make decisions based on the interpretation of complex information obtained from a range of sources (numerical and written).
  • Ability to organise workload to meet often conflicting targets and deadlines.
  • Ability to travel to attend sites around the borough.
  • Strong IT skills and database experience.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Lambeth RQ630111
Interim Assistant Traffic Order Officer - Highways
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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