Climate Change & Environmental Projects Officer

Wyre Council

Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire
£30,507 - £32,878 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01253 887511 Human Resources

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Friday, 29th November 2019  

If you are committed to making a difference to our environment and have a strong understanding of climate change issues facing organisations of today then we want to hear from you.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Council working with staff and elected members as we look to deliver climate change actions across all services to become carbon neutral by 2050. As Climate Change and Environmental Projects Officer, you will work with elected members to develop the council’s Climate Change Strategy, providing leadership and advice across the organisation on climate change initiatives and other environmental related projects.

The successful candidate must have a degree in an appropriate discipline and must have excellent communication and project management skills. Previous experience of working towards strict deadlines and the ability to get people on board with new ways of working and thinking are essential in this role.

In return we can offer you a salary up to £32,878, 23 days annual leave rising to 28 days subject to length of service (pro rata), great work life balance with flexible working arrangements, employer pension contribution of 15.8%, free onsite parking, discounted gym membership, access to occupational health and wellbeing services, extensive training and development opportunities and a supportive workplace culture that allows you to develop and grow.

For an informal discussion about the post, contact Mark Billington, Service Director People & Places, Tel: 01253 887456.

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