Sustainable Transport Officer - Full time, 37 hours

Norwich City Council

Norwich City Council

Norwich is proud of pioneering sustainable transport initiatives. We were the first to introduce pedestrianisation, we gained cycling ambition city status leading to substantial investment in our pedalway network and are currently looking forward to the arrival of a large fleet of electric buses.

The City Council is strongly committed to creating more sustainable and affordable movement opportunities for its citizens.

You would be the council's specialist transport practitioner working within a creative placemaking team of planners, landscape architects and technicians to lead and influence sustainable transport policies, projects and initiatives.

Job Description
As the City Council's transport specialist you would have a broad remit to work across the disciplines of transport planning, scheme design and behaviour change rather than being confined to working within a narrower transport discipline. This will require an ability to understand the connections between policy and detailed implementation.

The role will involve shaping local transport policy, working on policy initiatives arising from the Transport for Norwich Strategy, providing advice on major planning applications, implementing simple streetscape improvements and helping staff to travel more healthily, affordably and efficiently. You will work closely with officers at Norfolk County Council on many areas of work.

This will require substantial experience of working in a sustainable transport planning environment and a degree in a transport related discipline. The ability to influence people and negotiate well thorough effective communication will be essential to complement your authoritative knowledge of transport.

For further information, to view the person specification/job description and to apply, please click here.

If you would like to discuss the job please contact Ben Webster, Policy projects and transport manager on 01603 989621 or [email protected] 

Why work for us
Our council is full of people who have chosen to work in local government because they want to help others and make a difference to their lives or the environment in which local people live.

To find out more about working and living in Norwich Home | Work in Norwich.

The council has a long and proud history of being a council that is keen to push the boundaries of what a district can achieve, to find out more about what it is like to work in local government visit Working in local government - #LocalGov Careers - Youth Employment UK

We offer our employees a competitive pay and benefits package. Whether you’re looking for a new career, promotion, flexible working opportunity to fit with your home life or a sideways move – we have a variety of challenging employment opportunities for everybody.

Norwich City Council offers the opportunity to work with great people who are passionate about promoting Norwich and the services the council provides. We also offer good career prospects with competitive rates of pay, generous holidays and working arrangements to suit all lifestyles.

Equal Opportunities Policy
The council is committed to a policy of equality opportunity in employment, in recruitment and the services we provide. Applications are considered on the basis of their suitability for the post regardless of sex, gender reassignment, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, marital status, domestic responsibilities, sexual orientation or religious affiliation. People with disabilities are guaranteed an interview provided they are suitably qualified and/or experienced.

Candidates will be considered for shortlisting on the factual information on their application form. Therefore it is important to give as much detail as possible including information about experience gained outside employment.

We offer our employees a competitive pay and benefits package and are proud to have the Living Wage accreditation. Whether you’re looking for a new career, promotion, flexible working opportunity to fit with your home life or a sideways move – we have a variety of challenging employment opportunities for everybody.

- All employees are eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
- Paid holiday entitlement starts at 26 days per annum and increases with length of service to a maximum of 33 days per annum. This is pro rata for part-time employees
- In addition to the statutory public holidays, we grant an additional statutory day leave at Christmas
- Norwich City Council supports its employees through the provision of occupational health and employee assistance support


  • Location: City Hall/Hybrid
  • Job Title: Sustainable Transport Officer - Full time, 37 hours
  • Salary: £39,493 - £42,503
  • Closed: 4 Dec 2023

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