Travel Centre Advisor - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Full Time
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
Full Time, Fixed Term
Grade E: £17,962-£20,798 Per Annum (Pay award pending)

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of West Yorkshire Combined Authority. 

Based In Huddersfield Travel Centre.

The organisation

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional person who wants to play a leading role in reshaping our local economy and forging better futures for millions of people.

That’s precisely what is on offer at West Yorkshire Combined Authority where a £1bn devolution deal has put the Leeds City Region at the forefront of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse delivery agenda.

The Combined Authority brings together five districts plus York, the business community via Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership and also takes in the former Passenger Transport Executive (branded Metro. Overall, the Combined Authority covers a population of around 2.5 million people and represents the largest economy outside London.

The role

We are looking to appoint a Travel Centre Team Advisor with a passion for making a difference.

To sell and/or issue prepaid tickets, passes and permits and issue passenger Information in accordance with laid down procedures. Provide advice for tourist and passenger information for bus and rail services.

The person

Educated to A level or have equivalent relevant education.

Practical experience of successfully performing in a similar role with cash handling experience.

Enthusiastic and totally customer focused, able to work under pressure and act on your own initiative.

Our offer

We offer an excellent benefits package including access to a generous employer-contribution, local government pension scheme and fully funded travel throughout West Yorkshire by bus and rail with the MCard. We also offer an encouraging environment that will allow you to achieve your best work/life balance and career goals.

The Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview, subject to the minimum criteria being met.

We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part time and job share arrangements.

For more information about the work of West Yorkshire Combined Authority please visit www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk

To submit your application form online please visit http://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/jobs/ by 23:55 12th July 2020

Interviews will be held 20th July 2020.

Please note that whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, each role includes career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases, on an annual basis.

Given the high volumes of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every applicant, therefore if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Candidate information will be retained by the Combined Authority for six months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

12 July 2020, 11:55 PM