Permit Officer – Street Works

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Permit Officer - Street Works
Contract / Temporary

S Tyneside 1004906214936269

Posted: 9th May 2024 16:22
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  • Pay Rate:

    £16.25 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 12-13 months


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Temporary Permit Officer - Street Works

Reference no: S Tyneside 1004906214936269

Pay Rate: £16.25 per hour PAYE

35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 12-13 months


DBS disclosure required

This post is deemed suitable for flexi time, you could work between 6am to 10pm, Monday to Friday, subject to agreement with your line manager.

Cover a selection of duties for the Street Works team, involving the implementation of the Permit Scheme and duties relating to coordination of Road and Street works.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Street Works Manager in undertaking co-ordination of major works and permit applications.
  • Analyse the provisional advance applications (PAA) for major works and permit applications to ensure a co-ordinated approach is used to minimise traffic disruption.
  • Oversee and deal with Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders (TTRO’s).
  • Oversee and deal with conflicts and find solutions.
  • Impose variations on permits.
  • Add works comments to permits.
  • Grant or refuse PAA’s.
  • Analyse and agree permit modification requests.
  • Analyse and then respond to traffic signal applications.
  • Collect and maintain records, manage data and performance information, accurate data entry into the back office IT systems.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.


  • GCSE (A to C level) or equivalent including English and Maths
  • Full current driving licence or access to a means of mobility support


  • Background in Streetwork/Highway Inspections and maintenance

Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic ICT skills e.g. Microsoft Office packages
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing,
  • Good organisation skills
  • Able to provide good customer care and possess good public relation skills
  • Able to work in a systematic, disciplined and accurate manner using records to make judgement on highway status enquiries
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Self-reliant, self-motivated, diplomatic, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Able to manage own workload to deadlines
  • Able to fulfil travel requirements


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Job Ref: S Tyneside 1004906214936269
Permit Officer - Street Works
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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