Low Carbon Transport Coordinator

SHRUB Swap and Re-Use Cooperative

£22,145 pa pro rata (£13,287)

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.shrubcoop.org 01312201884

Sectors: sustainable transport, environmental education, sustainability

Closing date: Friday, 27th July 2018   4 days left

The community-led SHRUB Co-op invites applications for Low Carbon Transport Coordinator of our award-winning carbon reduction project - set in the heart of Scotland’s capital. This is one of four main posts: Project Coordinator, Swap Shop Coordinator, Low Carbon Transport Coordinator and Social Enterprise Coordinator.

The team will work alongside the Zero Waste Scotland funded project staff running to end of March 2020 and are challenged with transforming the habits of the community to reduce local and global carbon emissions and re-skill people with capacity to repair and upcycle.

The main purpose of the Low Carbon Transport Coordinator post is:

To coordinate all aspects of the Co-op’s Wee Spoke Hub cycle centre – recruiting and supporting volunteers building an engaged and active low carbon transport hub – repairing, recovering, and promoting sustainable active travel contributing to a Zero Carbon Edinburgh.

Successful applicants must have experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Managing teams of volunteers - experienced in how to delegate to and empower them
  • Engaging effectively with internal and external stakeholders to solve problems
  • Educated to HNC / HND, plus 2 year’s relevant work experience - or equivalent
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills for a fast-paced working environment
  • Promoting events promoting change and community engagement
  • Able to work on own initiative and organise own time / workload
  • Full proficiency with Google Accounts and familiar with Microsoft Office e.g. Excel 
  • A high level of empathy and respect for people with different backgrounds and ability to use inclusive, non-stigmatising and respectful ways of communication
  • A creative approach to engaging others and solving problems
  • Experience in bicycle maintenance / repair with practical knowledge, and social enterprise or business enterprise skills also desirable.

For further details see the attached documents.

Please visit our website for further information about SHRUB: www.shrubcoop.org

The closing date for applications: 10am 27/7/18
Proposed date for interviews:  31st July, 1st and 2nd August

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