Right of Way Liaison Officer Volunteer Role for Shaftesbury 

Are you passionate about walking and have good local knowledge of footpaths in Shaftesbury? 

Do you have great communication and engagement skills? 


Shaftesbury needs a volunteer to fill the role of the Right of Way Liaison Officer, could this be you? 


 The role of a Rights of Way Liaison Officer includes: 

  •  encouraging volunteers to help keep the rights of way network in good condition  
  •  promoting schemes that involve schools and others in rights of way matters  
  •  liaising with the local representatives of national bodies to promote understanding between path users, landowners and tenants  
  •  maintaining regular contact with council officers who are involved in making modification, diversion and extinguishment orders  
  •  promoting rights of way information and news through STC media channels   
  •  communicating with representatives of neighbouring parishes to ensure continuity because paths generally do not recognise the administrative council boundaries   
  • liaising closely with the Green Space Management Team on matters such as path signing, way-marking and resolution of problems on the network. Local knowledge is usually the key to progress  
  • being responsible for the town/parish council Rights of Way Information Pack and rights of way related correspondence 

To apply or for further information contact enquiries@shaftesbury-tc.gov.uk