Active Travel Officer, Avonmouth & Severside Enterprise Area


£24,204 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2572

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 21st January 2019   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 England South.

Active Travel Officer,

Avonmouth & Severnside Enterprise Area

£24,204 pro rata per annum

22.5 hours per week – contract to 31 March 2021

Based in Avonmouth (Ref: SUS2572)

Working in close collaboration with SevernNet, this exciting role will be responsible for delivering a workplace and community engagement behaviour change programme which will raise awareness of active and sustainable travel options, support people to change the way they travel and ensure increased use of the existing and newly developed walking and cycling network in the Avonmouth and Severnside Enterprise Area, extending into the surrounding hamlets.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of delivering sustainable transport initiatives or behaviour change projects with workplaces or communities and experience of working collaboratively with partners. You will also have experience of organising and leading workshops, delivering promotional events and of building and maintaining productive working relationships. Your excellent written and verbal communications skills will enhance your ability to engage with local community groups and to motivate and enthuse others. You will have excellent IT skills, have an understanding of the health benefits of active travel, an understanding of national sustainable transport issues and trends and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 21 January 2019. Interviews will take place in Bristol or Avonmouth on Monday 31 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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