Transport Assistant - Policy & Projects - 6 North Ness

Shetland Islands Council

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The Transport Assistant – Policy and Projects is responsible through the Transport Policy and Projects Officer for supporting an effective transport planning function within the Council and Shetland’s Transport Partnership, ZetTrans. It will focus on research, interpretation and communication of data to support the delivery of projects established as part of the Shetland Transport Strategy, the Development Directorate Plan and Council Wide programmes. The role will involve liaison with colleagues across the Council, NHS Shetland, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, other partner agencies locally and nationally, and two way public engagement.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information The grade of this post is H Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,157 per annum Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week, 52.18 weeks per year A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at 6 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Robina Barton, Transport Policy & Projects Officer on 01595 745802 or e-mail

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.


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