Transport Monitoring Team Leader

Posted on 16 November 2021
  • Directorate BHCC: Economy Environment & Culture
  • Salary Base salary £27741- 32234, actual salary in the region of £29,000 which includes shift enhancements.
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Hove Town Hall

Job Summary

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  • Positions available
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  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Transportation and Highways
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

Do you have experience leading a team? Do you enjoy problem solving? Are you a confident decision maker?  

This is a new and exciting role, in a newly formed and developing Transport Control Centre. You will be making a real difference to the transport network in the city by supporting a team of officers who are monitoring the city transport network in real time, identifying incidents around the city and making use of various data streams including CCTV.

This is a permanent role

Interview date w/c 5/6/7th January 2022

For an informal discussion please email Julie Saxby, Transport Control Centre Manager

About the role

You will be 1 of 3 Team Leaders, reporting to the Transport Monitoring Manager. Working in the Transport Control Centre, which is a 24/7 multidisciplined service, and the communications hub for Brighton & Hove’s City Transport Service. Your role will directly line manage a team of officers working a shift pattern covering a 24/7 operation.  You will work closely with other teams within the Centre and will contribute to the accurate communication between the teams.

No two days will be the same, there could be an incident on the transport network which requires a diversion to be put in place or you could be required to support with planning for a large event. You will be in regular contact with stakeholders and internal teams. Using your understanding of  compliance regulations and legislation you will be confident making independent decisions, have a good understanding of incident management, knowing who and when to escalate or refer information to.   

You will be committed in continuously improving your understanding of the pressures from different users on the transport network whilst considering the councils carbon neutrality strategy. You will support in delivering a first class, customer focused operation by communicating with a wide range of transport users on changes to the network including pedestrians, users of car park, cycles, buses, taxis and private vehicles.

You will be confident working in a highly technical environment where emerging technology is used to manage and collect a variety of data to understand what is happening around the city both in real time.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.


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