Senior Project Officer – Community Engagement


Peebles, Scottish Borders
£28,973 - £31,560 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: PM/SPO

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 6th August 2018  

Senior Project Officer – Community Engagement

£28,973 - £31,560 plus 8% employer pension contribution

35 hours per week


An experienced project officer with a commitment to tackling climate change is sought to manage an area-based environmental programme currently based in Peebles. You will be working with the local community to deliver an integrated programme of Changeworks activities to pilot an area-based approach to promote low carbon living and working and tackling fuel poverty. The initial focus of the programme will be to deliver an energy efficiency and demand reduction programme – part of the Scottish Borders Council delivery of Energy Efficiency Scotland. This could be expanded to include a range of other activities including waste prevention and transport. Travel across the Scottish Borders region will be necessary as well as some travel to the head office in Edinburgh.

We offer an attractive staff benefits package, excellent pension and employee benefits which include 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.

To apply, please download the application form from, email or contact reception on 0131 555 4010 to request an application pack quoting the reference PM/SPO.

Closing date for applications: 11am Monday 6 August 2018 

Interviews: 9 and 10 August 2018

For further information about this post please contact Paul Thom on 0131 539 8560 or email

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