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


Groundwork Offices, Wrexham

Number of hours per week: Full time, with some weekend / bank holiday/evenings to cover events
Salary: £25,350


The role will 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 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.

This post will be part of the operational & delivery team based in Wrexham: operational geographical coverage will include Chester, Shrewsbury & Crewe and will include site visits, rail travel across the region and attending trade fairs as and when required, with the occasional overnight stay.

You will work with existing stakeholders along the line to build a community rail partnership. You will be responsible for developing and delivering an activity plan to:

  • be a voice for the local communities. 
  • promote sustainable and healthy travel.
  • bring communities together, supporting diversity and inclusion.
  • support social / economic development.

If you have what we are looking for and are enthusiastic and dependable, then we look forward to hearing from you!

For further information about this role, please download the job description and person specification HERE. For any queries about the position please contact Groundwork North Wales on 01978 757524

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 [email protected]

Closing date: 2nd February 2022

Interview date: 15th February 2022