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 and we are seeking to fill the following key vacancy:
Project Officer, Active Travel Communities (ref: SUS2687)
£24,446 per annum
37.5 hours per week – maternity cover contract
based in Edinburgh – various community locations across Scotland
This exciting role is to support the development and delivery of community-led active travel initiatives and activities across multiple community areas in Scotland working with local communities, local authorities, groups, businesses and other interested parties leading to behaviour change following the promotion of walking, cycling and sustainable travel modes in the community.
With a good standard of education, you will have experience in the delivery of practical projects with community involvement as a core element, experience of workshop design and facilitation, of organising community events and of report writing. Your excellent written and verbal communication will enhance your interpersonal skills, your community networking skills and your ability to motivate and enthuse others. You will be IT literate, with knowledge of social media and MS Office, be very organised, have strong administrative skills and be committed to cycling and walking and the promotion of sustainable transport. Employment will be conditional on clearance by the appropriate PVG Disclosure check.
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.