Fingal County Council seeking Cycling and Walking Officer

— Deadline for applications is midnight, Friday, November 5, 2021.

Fingal County Council is seeking candidates for the position of Cycling and Walking Officer by this Friday.

The council’s brief for the role said that the new position includes working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to carry out community and stakeholder engagement in connection with new cycling and walking infrastructure schemes, and organising the preparation of public consultation display material and assisting at public consultation events.

Hello... sorry to interrupt you: is reader-funded journalism supported by just over 250 readers like you -- they have subscribed for €5 per month or more. If you can, please join them and subscribe today. If you have already subscribed -- thank you! Now, back to the article...

It includes promotion of active travel at a local level and leading the coordination and implementation of active travel promotion events, activities, and campaigns such as Bike Week, car-free days, European Mobility Week.

The Cycling and Walking Officer will also be responsible for the promotion of active travel among Fingal County Council staff and the council’s participation in national NTA Smarter Travel Workplaces initiatives such as pedometer and cycle challenges.

The role is in the €44,133 to €52,925 range, with non-local authority staff starting from the lower end.

Details of how to apply can be found on the council’s website.

Hello Reader... is a reader-funded journalism publication. Effectively it's an online newspaper covering news and analyses of cycling and related issues, including cycle route designs, legal changes, and pollical and cultural issues.

There are examples, big and small, which show that the reader-funded or listener-funding model can work to support journalism -- from the Dublin Inquirer and The Guardian to many podcasts. To make it work for, it just needs enough people like you to believe!

Monthly subscriptions will give's journalism a dependable base of support. But please don't take free access for granted. Last year had an average of 15,800 readers per month and we know our readers include people who cycle and those who don't, politicians, officials and campaigners.

I know only a small percentage of readers will see the value of keeping this open enough to subscribe, that's the reality of the reader-funded model. But more support is needed to keep this show on the road.

The funding drive was started in November 2021 and, as of the start of February, 210 readers have kindly become monthly subscribers -- thank you very much to all that have!

But currently, it's only around 1.3% of readers who subscribe. So, if you can, please join them and subscribe today via

Cian Ginty

1 comment

  1. Imagine it’s a great draw for people who might have a clue, that lads already working who haven’t a clue might get almost ten grand a year more.


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.