Published: 24th JUNE 2020

Air Quality Officer, Schools, Sussex

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:

  • Contract: Fixed term - 12 month contract
  • Location: Base is flexible within Sussex (Brighton, Chichester, Crawley)
  • Working Hours: Average of 30 hours per week (option to consider initially reduced hours moving to full time – to be agreed)
  • Salary: £24,446 pro rata per annum
  • Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 20 July 2020
  • Reference: SUS2930

The role

This exciting role will build on the success of a previous project with the aim of increasing walking and cycling in 22 primary, 3 secondary schools and one further education college as well as supporting 12 schools already engaged with the programme. This will include delivering a minimum of 5 School Streets closures which will minimise traffic around schools at drop off and pick up times.

About you

With previous experience of working with children and young people and of partnership working within a community-based or environment project, you will have a proven ability to deliver engagement activities and promotional events. 

Your excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships, will enhance your ability to motivate and enthuse others around the topic of air quality.

Commitment to the promotion of sustainable transport and walking and cycling is essential as is an understanding of schools settings and the health benefits of active travel.  Clearance by a DBS Disclosure check is mandatory for this role.


Interviews will take place via Teams or Zoom on Tuesday 28 July 2020. 



Equality, diversity and inclusion

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.

Read our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

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