Senior Public Transport Planner
Wellington City
3d ago

Contribute to the design and direction of Metlink'spublic transport network

Help meet community needs and encourage patronage

Use your awesome communication skills

We are currently seeking a Senior Public Transport Planner to join ourMetlink Network and Customer, Network Design team.

This is a full time,permanent position based in our central Cuba Mall offices.

About Metlink : -

At Metlink we work with our transport operators to deliver over 40million travel boardings a year. We have a strong desire to go the extra milefor our customers and a commitment to continual improvement.

Every day better’is our internal promise. Our goal is to be more than just a public transportservice, we want to be a symbol of pride for the Wellington region.

We have a transformational change programmeunderway, which includes growing our capability and capacity to support Metlinkservices.

We’re looking for people who would be motivated to make adifference as we embed structural and functional changes, to ensure we caneffectively add value to services and improve the delivery of public transportin the Wellington Region.

You will be joining us at a time where there isstrong growth in demand for public transport across all modes (bus, rail, ferryand Total Mobility) and as we make significant changes and improvements to thenetwork.

You will be part of the ongoing change programme to increaseskills in the Group, improve ways of working both internally and externally,and implementing improved processes and systems.

We provide a range of benefits that help ourstaff balance their own lifestyle and work commitments, including flexibleworking, medical and trauma insurance, dress for your day and a generousleave allowance.

We're also all about growing our people through professionaldevelopment and experience across everything the council does.

What you will do in the role?

In your role as Senior Public Transport Planner you will undertakereviews of the public transport network to ensure it meets community needs andencourages patronage growth.

Youwill undertake all aspects of the network reviews from designing, implementing,and managing effective routes and timetables for our Wellington Region transport network,including across Bus, Ferry and Rail.

You will also work with others to ensure the quality and integrity ofthe designs and datasets are maintained.

You will proactively share knowledge and expertiseacross the team, and take an active role in mentoring and coaching others.

Whatwill you bring to the role?

To be successful in this role and to support the Groupto meet its Vision you will :

Love to continuously learn

Have the outcome for the customer at the forefront of everythingyou do

Have exceptional attention to detail

Have previous experience in applying public transportplanning and design methods

Have experience working with a diverse range ofstakeholders and customers, utilising your communication skills to deliver messagesto these Groups

Preferably have knowledge of local and nationalGovernment transport policy and processes

For further information, click on the Apply link to view the jobdescription and to apply for the role with a cover letter and CV.

For further information, please contact hrmetlink

Applications close : Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Due to current borderrestrictions from the New Zealand Government we are only able to acceptapplications from candidates who are a New Zealand Citizen / Resident or who havealready secured the right to work in New Zealand and hold a valid visa.

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