£24,938 per annum
Liveable Cities and Towns Officer - North Wales
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. Join our team in Wales on our journey as we seek to fill the following key vacancy:
Liveable Cities & Towns Officer, North Wales (ref: SUS3156)
£24,938 per annum
37.5 hours per week – contract to 31 March 2023 - flexible base, including home working – to cover Rhyl area
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 now have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team and support us with our vision to make places more liveable for everyone – places that connect us to each other and what we need, and where everyone can thrive without having to use a car.
Working alongside stakeholders, communities and businesses, your role will support our partners to develop and deliver projects and initiatives such as an e-bike loan scheme, using it to inspire other changes in the community.
We are looking for a creative and innovative individual with a community development background.
You will understand the challenges that communities and individuals face in moving around their town or city healthily.
You will be a well-organised self-starter and have experience of delivering projects that benefit the community.
So if you are a confident advocate for the benefits of walking & cycling and understand the role both have to play in making better places to live & work, apply today!
Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on 10 May 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams during week commencing 17 May 2021.
To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at http://www.sustrans.org.uk/job-vacancies/. Should Sustrans receive an overwhelming number of applications for this vacancy, the decision may be taken to close it earlier than the advertised closing date, so please ensure your application is submitted as soon as possible.
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. Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.
Sustrans is a UK walking and cycling charity and custodian of the National Cycle Network.
Its flagship project is the National Cycle Network, which has created 12,763 miles (20,540 kilometres) of signed cycle routes throughout the UK including 5,273 mi (8,486 km) of traffic-free paths. The remaining miles of the Network is on previously existing, mostly minor roads, in which motor traffic will be encountered.
Sustrans works with schools to encourage active travel (cycling, walking or scooting) among students. It also works with employers and local authorities. It administers several thousand volunteers who contribute their time to the charity in numerous ways, such as cleaning and maintaining the National Cycle Network, enhancing biodiversity along the routes, leading walks and rides and supporting communities to improve their air quality.
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