Active Travel Officer, East Sussex

£24,938 per annum

37.5 hours per week – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Based in Lewes and home working

(Ref: SUS3170)

About Sustrans

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

Your role as an Active Travel Officer will help us to promote cycling as a form of active and sustainable travel to children, parents and staff at selected secondary schools within East Sussex.

Developing an understanding of the diverse range of young people within the project areas, you will engage school communities in fun, informative activities, sharing resources and working with them to create a healthy, independent journey to school.

About You

We are looking for an individual with experience of working with children and young people, delivering behaviour change projects and partnership working within a community based or environmental project.

So if you have the ability to enthuse and motivate others and are committed to the promotion of sustainable transport, this could be the role for you!

Clearance by the appropriate enhanced DBS Disclosure check is mandatory for this role.

Apply today and help us make a difference!


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Tuesday 25th May 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Tuesday 2nd June 2021.

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.

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at http://www.sustrans.org.uk/job-vacancies/

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.