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Active Travel Officer Ref: 50059238

County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight. Agile working

Grade 8, £24,319.00 to £27,041.00 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 50059238

Closing Date: 24/09/2021

Hours: 37 hours per week 
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31 March 2022 (with possible extension)

We are seeking a highly motivated, professional and committed Active Travel Officer to deliver travel behaviour change projects which promote active travel and reduce private car journeys associated with travel to Island schools. Using funding secured from the Department for Transport, you will design and implement campaigns, and deliver training and events which transform access to education through active travel modes (cycling, walking and scooting). 
Working in a multi-disciplinary project environment, this exciting role will be responsible for leading the delivery of activities promoting walking, cycling and public transport for journeys between home and education settings. You will build and maintain positive relationships with a range of audiences, including young people, schools and communities.  

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of delivering behaviour change projects and understand the motivations required to deliver and measure mode shift amongst the target audiences.   

Your excellent written and verbal communications skills will enhance your ability to effectively engage, motivate and enthuse the target markets, and you will be required to demonstrate excellent communication and project management skills in a relevant field. 

You will join and add value to an experienced and diverse programme team at the forefront of active travel innovation. 

For an informal discussion about these roles please contact Chris Gregory on 07896415909.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. 

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date : 24 September 2021