Full-Time Concessionary Fares Officer
|Company||Somerset County Council|
|Job expires in||5 days.|
|Job Location||County Hall, England, United Kingdom|
|Job Categories||Other Office Staff.|
|Salary||20,000 - 30,000.|
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Somerset County Council
Transporting Somerset, County Hall, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4DY
Concessionary Fares Officer
37 hours per week
Salary: £24,174 – £27,668 per annum
A relocation allowance is offered up to a total of £8,000 inclusive of VAT.
Job Ref No: 10291/AMB
Working within the Transporting Somerset Team, you will be responsible for ensuring Somerset County Council meet their statutory responsibilities in relation to the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS).
You will be responsible for analysis of all claims made by bus operators to the scheme, ensuring that they are correct, by carrying out constant checks on data, site visits to operators and arranging on bus surveys and checks in order to validate claims.
You will work with colleagues to ensure that correct payments are made to operators in a timely fashion and provide analysis of travel trends and use of the scheme to inform and set the Council’s Concessionary Fares Policy.
You will also maintain Somerset County Councils Traveline database, ensuring accurate and timely changes are made to route and timetable data for all local bus services in Somerset.
You will need to demonstrate a proven record of careful and accurate analytical skills and will preferably have a background in Concessionary Fares Administration with either a Local Authority, Transport Consultancy or Bus Operator, along with good IT, organisational and communication skills.
For further details please contact Tom Main, Public Transport Manager on 01823 358139
Somerset County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees including:
• A Local Government Pension Scheme.
• My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, restaurants, cinemas, hotels and insurance benefits.
• A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work, childcare vouchers, computers and mobile phones.
• Generous annual leave, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
• Staff discounts in gyms.
• Employee Assistance Programme and support offering a variety of employee wellbeing services to support a healthy work/life balance and lifestyle.
• Free seminars on planning for retirement.
Somerset County Council is subject to Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English will be an essential requirement for customer-facing roles.
Apply online at https://dasjobs.co.uk/job/concessionary-fares-officer/ or telephone our recruitment line 01823 356862 (24 hours). Please quote the reference number.
Job Ref No: 10291/AMB
Please apply by application form, we do not accept CVsfor this role.
Closing date: 26 April 2017 at 5.00pm