Bike It Plus Officer, Dorset


Dorchester, Dorset
£24,446 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2721

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Friday, 30th August 2019   4 days left

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by applying for the following key vacancy:

Bike It Plus Officer, Dorset (ref: SUS2721)

£24,446 per annum

37.5 hours per week – contract to 10 August 2020 - based in Dorchester

The exciting variety of this new interesting role includes the promotion of cycling and scooting at selected primary and secondary schools in Dorset, engaging pupils, parents and the wider school community to foster a culture of active travel. There will also be the need to support ‘school champions’ and to work partnership with the Dorset Council Sustainable Transport team in order to maximise the benefits of the project.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of working with children and young people, of delivering physical activity or other behaviour change projects and the ability to organise and run promotional events. You will have excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills, the ability to delivery engagement activities and to motivate and enthuse others. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to prioritise and manage your own workload. You will also be IT literate and committed to the promotion of sustainable transport. Clearance by an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check is mandatory for this role.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Friday 30 August 2019. Interviews will take place in Dorchester on Wednesday 18 September 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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