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Cambridgeshire County Council

Asset Information Definitive Map Officer

Salary: £21,589 - £31,371

Location: Huntingdon Highways Depot

Hours: 37

Working Pattern: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join Cambridgeshire County Council’s Asset Information Definitive Map Team. Based in the Highways Service, the post holder will enjoy working with in a team to help manage the Council’s Highways, Public Rights of Way and Commons/Town and Village Green Records, developing and promoting the public access for the benefit and enjoyment of the whole community.

With excellent organisational skills and an appetite for learning, you will join a dynamic and multi-disciplined team jointly working to provide a high quality service advising other service colleagues, stakeholders and the public on Highway, Commons Registration and Public Rights of Way records matters.

You will enjoy problem-solving and managing the investigation and processing of diverse definitive map and commons casework, including research using historic documentary and living witness sources, practical field skills and the making of legal orders. You’ll work in a stimulating environment with the public, partner organisations and developers to secure improvements to Cambridgeshire’s rights of way network through effective partnership working and negotiation.

You should possess good map reading and interpretation skills, together with strong investigative, analytical skills. A high standard of written and verbal communication is essential. Previous experience of working with highway records, historical documents, surveying, relevant legislation or experience of digital mapping is desirable; however training can be provided. Please note that although based at Huntingdon, the post-holder will be expected to travel around the county as required.

Closing Date – Wednesday 5th February
Interviews – Thursday 13th February
There will be an interview test that will be advised to short-listed candidates.
All candidates should apply online here

For an informal discussion please contact Roger Payne, Asset Information Definitive Map Manager – 01480 379421

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