Directorate: Development and Environment
Starting salary: JG7:- £27,358 per annum
Location: Based in Castlewood, Clevedon
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term until 31 March 2020
Closing date: Monday 21 January 2019
We are looking for an individual who will engage and promote sustainable travel to business organisations, employment agencies, employers and employees within North Somerset. The business engagement role will use employer grants, roadshows, social media, marketing and travel planning to work collaboratively with businesses to improve the sustainable travel modal split particularly around walking and cycling. The post is funded by the Department for Transport Access Fund until March 2020.
The role will be to support major employers, and stakeholders engaged with clients starting work, with some focus on the Weston-super-Mare Enterprise Areas and Zone, with the aim of encouraging sustainable travel at this point of transition. The successful candidate will be based in Castlewood, Clevedon but should be able to travel throughout the district, and to sub-regional meetings throughout the West of England.
Educated to degree level you will be able to present, influence and communicate effectively at all levels with a range of internal or external colleagues, elected members and businesses, working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team. This role requires someone highly motivated and organised, who will be able shape the role and use their own initiative to meet our targets of more commuter journeys by sustainable travel.
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Frankie Mann on 01275 8888904.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: Monday 28 January 2019