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Southbank House Southbank Business Park Kirkintilloch, G66 1XQ
£32,446.72 - £37,246.21 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Summary

Please note that this position is temporary.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to have a meaningful impact on sustainable transport and climate change action by spearheading East Dunbartonshire Council’s sustainable transport policy work.

Key parts of the role include identifying creative approaches to transport policy to promote sustainable and active travel across the Council area while helping to contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions in East Dunbartonshire through the development of an Active Travel Strategy.  

You will have good knowledge of sustainable travel, including key Scottish Government targets, such as those set out in the National Transport Strategy (NTS2), together with the ability to think in strategic and policy terms to ensure that the Council’s commitment to sustainable transport and the Council’s net zero targets are reflected in all relevant plans, strategies and guidance.

The role will involve undertaking engagement with internal and external partners to establish a coordinated approach to the development of sustainable transport initiatives in order to add value to the Council’s wider climate change, sustainability and transport work, including those set out in the Climate Action Plan and Local Transport Strategy.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Robbie Seale, Team Leader



PVG / Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.

Charter of Commitment

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.


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  • Scottish Living Wage