Vacancy: Community Rail Officer – Conwy Valley and North Wales Coast Community Rail Partnership
An exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal skills, to help further connect the community with its railway.
Job Title: Community Rail Officer
Location: Refurbs Flint, 1-3, Aber Park Industrial Estate, Aber Road, Flint, Flintshire, CH6 5EX.
Responsible to: Group Head of Marketing and Chair of Community Rail Partnership
Responsible for: Volunteers and sessional employees
Number of hrs per wk: 37.5 hours – with some weekend/bank holiday/ evenings to cover events
Salary: £28,840 FTE
Role Description: To promote & develop the community railway lines on behalf of the North Wales Coast and Conwy Valley Railway Partnership in liaison with local community, business & tourism interests to establish & implement a Community Rail development plan to achieve joint objectives for rail and community development.
The role of the Community Rail Officer is to support the Community Rail Partnership and have responsibility for the delivery of the Activity Plan that is agreed by the regional steering group each year in line with the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act. The role requires a self-motivated leader, someone who wants to maximise the impact of the Partnership, developing relationships as a well-known and well-regarded regional partner and stakeholder in the fields of sustainable transport, sustainable tourism and community involvement.
Operational geographical coverage will include North Wales Coast and Conwy Valley Railway Partnership (a total of 28 stations) and will include site visits, rail travel across the region and attending trade fairs as and when required, with the occasional overnight stay.
The role of the Community Rail Officer is a job you can make your own, within the remit laid down by Transport For Wales and the Community Rail Network. The four pillars of community rail are:
- Providing a voice for the community
- Promoting sustainable and healthy travel
- Bringing communities together and supporting diversity and inclusion
- Supporting social and economic development
Further Information: For further information about this role, please download the job description and person specification HERE. For any queries about the position please contact us on 01978 757524
Closing date: 13/10/2023
How to apply: To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you would be suitable and how you meet the requirements of the person specification to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified closing date, when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post.
We are committed to building a diverse team with a variety of backgrounds, skills and views. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Equality, diversity and inclusivity is central to our mission and to our impact.