Published: 1st JULY 2020

I Bike Officer, East Lothian

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 in Scotland:

  • Contract: Fixed term to 31 July 2021
  • Location: based in Musselburgh
  • Working Hours: 18.75 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,446 pro rata per annum
  • Closing date: 9am Friday 17 July 2020
  • Reference: SUS2940

The role

The main exciting responsibilities of this role will include delivering and supporting the I Bike project in up to 8 schools (7 primary schools and one secondary school) across East Lothian, focussing on Musselburgh. 

Through you, this project will promote active travel (cycling, scooting and walking) for journeys to and from school and during leisure time, supporting staff and volunteer ‘school champions’, harnessing local authority resources and making links between schools, external partners and the bicycle industry.

About you

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent and committed to cycling and the promotion of sustainable transport, you will have experience of working with children and young people, experience of partnership working within a community based or environmental project, excellent communication and presentation skills, be IT literate and have the ability to motivate others. 

You will also need a current clean driving licence.  Clearance by the appropriate enhanced Disclosure Scotland check is mandatory for this role.

Interviews

Interviews will take place via Teams / Zoom or, if possible, in Musselburgh on Thursday 30 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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