Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Sustrans Scotland is seeking to recruit a full-time officer with a passion for place and urban design to join our Infrastructure Delivery team.
Based in Aberdeen with weekly travel to partners and offices within Aberdeenshire
Joining Sustrans Scotland as an Infrastructure Officer, you will be part of the Places for Everyone team, which supports a range of partners to design and develop inspirational projects that restore the balance of Scotland’s streets in favour of people walking, cycling and wheeling. Read the latest Places for Everyone news and about some of the current projects here.
Ideally, you will have a background in landscape architecture, urban design, planning, civil engineering, community engagement or behaviour change. As part of the team, you will contribute to the delivery of high-quality urban realm projects with a focus on people and place across Scotland (particularly the north/east regions).
You will be based in Aberdeen, with options for weekly home working and weekly work at partner offices. You will be expected to travel to site and partner visits by sustainable transport methods.
Please note the team also covers projects in Dundee; Angus; Fife; Perth and Kinross; and across the rest of Scotland, but current programme need is in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.
At Sustrans, we are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive, engaging and rewarding environment. There are many benefits (including flexible working hours) for you to enjoy as well as benefitting from learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
This role will provide comprehensive, efficient and effective administrative support to the Bureau staff, including a reception service. The successful applicant should have excellent communication and numerical skills, be confident in the use of Microsoft applications and be able to work both as part of a team and using their own initiative.