Active Travel Officer, Workplaces


Derry / Londonderry, Northern Ireland
£24,204 pa

Paid • Full Time • Temporary

Reference: SUS2541

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 17th December 2018   Closes today

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step in your journey by applying for the following key vacancy and join our team in Northern Ireland.

Active Travel Officer, Workplaces (SUS2541)

£24,204 per annum

37.5 hours per week – contract to 30 September 2019

working with employers in Derry / Londonderry

An exciting role to engage with workplaces and their employees to develop a culture of sustainable travel behaviour in key employment centres across the Derry City and Strabane District Council area through a wide ranging programme of engagement and activities, delivering on travel plans, supporting sustainable travel champions and utilising Sustrans engagement tools such as on-line travel challenges, cycle training and led walks and rides.

Educated to Level 4 in a relevant topic, you will have proven experience of delivering sustainable behaviour change and/or of delivering employee or adult community engagement projects. You will also have experience of organising and delivering events, experience of delivering training to adults and of successful working relationships. Your excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communications skills will enhance your ability to motivate and enthuse others. You will have knowledge and understanding of behaviour change and the health benefits of active travel and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 17 December 2018. Interviews will take place during week beginning Monday 7 January 2019.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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