£24,938 per year
Contract, Part-time
Job description

Active Travel Officer, Cornwall

£24,938 per annum pro rata

18.75 hours per week – Fixed Term until July 2023 (with possibility of extension)

Based in Cornwall and Home Working

(Ref: SUS3364)



About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant. 

Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.

We are working together to make a real difference - creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.

We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together.


About the Role

We have an excellent opportunity for you to use your passion for sustainable travel at work as one of our Active Travel Officers!

You’ll help us to promote public transport as a form of active and sustainable travel to people travelling to work, school, college and university across Cornwall.

Developing an understanding of the diverse range of people within the project areas, you will engage communities in fun, informative activities, sharing resources and working with them to create healthy, independent journeys.


About You

We are looking for an individual with experience of working with children and young people, as well as workplace or community engagement, who has experience of delivering active travel initiatives, public transport initiatives, physical activity or other behaviour change projects.

So if you have the ability to enthuse and motivate others and are committed to the promotion of sustainable transport, this could be the role for you!

Clearance by the appropriate enhanced DBS Disclosure check is mandatory for this role.

Apply today and help us make a difference!


What we offer


  • 26 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Staff volunteer days
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


  • Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits

Family Friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)



Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Friday 17 September 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing 04 October 2021.



Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. This includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

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Posted on: 03 September 2021
Closed date: 17 September 2021
Job ref: 146932CHJ
Tags: Communications, PR, Advocacy