Our PDP (professional development programme) roles provide a great opportunity to build your career in Transport Planning with an organisation committed to investing in you, providing you with a range of opportunities to make a valuable contribution to a variety of different projects and gain invaluable experience to support your development and career prospects.
Our enables you to work whilst undertaking a sponsored professional qualification at a post-graduate level, for an example. The course duration is between about 2-3 years. You will benefit from paid time off to study and from an accelerated pay progression upon meeting your learning objectives. Mentoring is provided by experienced colleagues and progression will be regularly monitored through one-to-one meetings.
As a graduate Transport Planner, you will be working with Transport Planners, Engineers, Project Managers, Elected Members and Contractors for the development and review of transport strategies and major transport projects.
Key day to day activity that you could typically support with includes:
Some of the key projects we have delivered and have planned can be viewed via our This will provide you with a flavour of the types of projects we deliver that you can get involved with.
We are in the process of formalising our new Local Transport Plan (LTP) too, which sets out our vision and ambition for rethinking travel in Surrey and will contribute to the creation of healthier and more sustainable communities. Further information about our LTP is accessible via
To be shortlisted, your CV and supporting statement will clearly evidence:
Our Benefits- what we can offer you
We offer many great benefits for staff depending on what is important to you. A selection of these include:
Above all we are striving to be an inclusive and welcoming employer providing you with access to opportunities that support you professionally and fulfil you personally. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit for Surrey County Council staff.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.