Project Support Officer job with Canterbury City Council

Canterbury City Council covers the city of Canterbury which has World Heritage status, a beautiful coastline as well as many traditional villages and rural areas.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity for someone with good technical skills to help deliver the council’s program of transport related projects and initiatives.

Salary range of £26,338 to £29,497. Appointment will generally be at the low end of the range, unless candidates have significant knowledge or experience in the relevant field.

Canterbury offers very flexible working arrangements.

Main duties

We are looking for a highly motivated and organized individual who has excellent written and verbal skills with a keen interest in the protection and conservation of the natural environment.

You will support other team members in delivering transportation-related projects and initiatives such as new bike lanes, electric vehicle infrastructure and parking improvements,

Duties will include: performing site inspections and surveys, liaising with contractors and suppliers, preparing specifications and plans, handling customer inquiries, supporting finance applications, assisting with consultation exercises public.

The necessary required

  • Solid technical knowledge, preferably in the fields of roads and transport.
  • Excellent verbal, written and computer skills, organized approach and good project management skills, ability to conduct site visits and supervise contractors.
  • Experience supporting or delivering projects and community engagement.
  • 5 GCSEs (Level 4 and above) or equivalent, including English and Maths.

The position requires that you have a full driver’s license.

Interviews will take place on April 19 & 20, 2022.

For an informal discussion on this position, please contact Ruth Goudie, Transportation team leader to

Project Support Officer (Transportation) JD.doc.pdf

Organization chart Transport & Environment (2022).pdf