Principal Environmental Policy and Project Officer

North Yorkshire County Council

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£33,136 - £36,153 (relocation package available subject to eligibility)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainability, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Monday, 25th June 2018   6 days left


Are you someone who enjoys working with the natural and historical environment? Are you someone who can work independently as well as within a team and who has the drive to improve the environment? Do you thrive on challenges and love varied work? 

NYCC have a unique opportunity for an Environmental Policy and Project Officer to lead on environmental sustainability in the beautiful County of North Yorkshire. You will be the key technical adviser on sustainability issues as part of an overall vision to support sustainable economic growth, long term county wide environmental improvement, planning policy and adaptation to climate change. 

The post is varied; the successful applicant will be involved in taking the County’s Minerals and Waste Joint plan through the final planning examination stages, advising on and undertaking SA, SEA, HRA and EIA assessments and mapping, developing and managing natural capital projects strategically and on the ground working closely with partners such as River Catchment, Local Nature and Enterprise partnerships. You will work independently as well as been part of a multi-disciplinary natural and historic environment team. 

NYCC prides itself as being an employer of choice offering a range of training and development opportunities and career progression allowing you to manage your own career development. We encourage flexible working and provide you with the technology you need to work from a wide variety of locations. In addition to your salary we offer a range of great benefits to help you financially. From childcare vouchers, travel loans, shopping and gym discounts to name but a few you can find more information on the range of benefits we offer within our Total Rewards brochure. 

North Yorkshire is a stunning, vibrant county with safe communities and excellent education. Over the past two years the new national crime figures have revealed North Yorkshire to be the safest place in England. It is rich in heritage and culture, in a back drop of outstanding natural beauty, vibrant cities, market towns, quaint villages, stunning rural and coast landscapes. If you are considering relocating to North Yorkshire we provide a comprehensive relocation benefits package and as a whole North Yorkshire offers some great employment opportunities for your family members along with a substantial number of good to outstanding performing schools. A stunning location to live and work, we really do have it all and yet again we can really boast of the Tour de Yorkshire 2018 as well as the 2019 World Cycling Championships.

Northallerton has great connectivity with easy links to the A1 & A19 and a mainline railway station just outside County Hall. 

With all the opportunities and benefits available and working at prime locations NYCC is without doubt an employer of choice! 

For an informal discussion please contact Liz Small on 01609 532416 

Closing date: Monday 25th June 2018 midnight
Interview date: Thursday 12th July 2018

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