Sustainability & Climate Change Lead Officer

Darlington Borough Council

Darlington
£34,788 - £37,849 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.darlington.gov.uk 01325 406294 David Hand

Reference: 010535

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Sunday, 20th October 2019   1 day left


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as part of the Planning Policy, Economic Strategy and Environment Team.

We are looking for an individual who are passionate about environmental issues, is highly motivated and able to undertake a wide variety of work. This will include working alongside other officers and Members to develop and implement a Climate Change Action Plan to cover economic development, planning policy, biodiversity, energy use, climate change, flooding, waste and transport.

They will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on the progress of the Action Plan in working towards becoming a net carbon neutral Borough.

This is a new role that can shape the way forward by engaging with our residents, businesses and the wider community and partners to change behaviour.

The post holder will also develop and implement low carbon projects across the Council’s building and land portfolio, measure performance against invest to save and CO2 reduction criteria and trouble shoot problems that arise and identify practical solutions. Applicants should have good experience of identifying and development of carbon reduction projects.

If you have good project management skills, are a strong communicator and can work collaboratively across teams and organisations then we would like to hear from you.

Benefits go beyond the salary, as an employer we can offer you: - An opportunity to join the local government pension scheme - 31 days holiday plus bank holidays - Cycle to work scheme in partnership with Halfords (salary sacrifice) - Additional leave purchase scheme (salary sacrifice) - Ongoing training and development - Access to Occupational Health, physiotherapy and counselling services - Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre's Fit for Life Package

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification on our website.

For a further informal discussion, please contact David Hand, Head of Planning Policy, Economic Strategy and Environment on 01325 406294.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/job-vacancies. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk


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