Energy Officer

Neath Port Talbot Council

Neath, Wales
£30,451 - £33,782 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: 16272 /8115

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Thursday, 1st July 2021  

Permanent – 37 Hours per week

Salary: £30,451 - £33,782 per annum (GR8 – SCP 26 to 30)
Property & Regeneration, Environment, The Quays

We are looking to appoint an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic technical energy professional to join our Energy Management Team.

An opportunity has arisen within the Energy Management Team, this post will primarily play a central role in progressing the development and implementation of low carbon and renewable projects and programmes assisting the Authority move towards accomplishing the required transition to net zero energy/carbon.

The successful applicant will be required to assist the Energy Manager in the development, implementation and promotion of the Council’s aims and objectives with regard to Decarbonisation, Climate Change and Renewable Energy improvement programmes and relevant work concerning climate change mitigation and adaptation.

You will need to assist the develop low carbon, renewable energy and energy invest to save projects and programmes inclusive of a low emission vehicle strategy programme under the direction of the Energy Manager. Also support work activity on energy management / carbon reduction issues in line with county, regional, Wales, and UK-wide strategies, policies, plans and programmes.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a career background in energy management, carbon reduction, low emission vehicles, project management, environmental conservation and sustainability related issues within public sector organisations.

Expert knowledge of current legislation, regulations and standards relating to energy, renewable energy, low emission vehicles and is required for this post. The post holder will be required to work under competing pressures, able to work to tight deadlines and be flexible in their approach to work.

The post requires a minimum of HND ideally degree level qualification in an energy engineering, building services and environmental science (or other appropriate) or equivalent or significant relevant experience in energy, carbon and water management programmes.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

Neath Port Talbot Council offers a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

For an informal discussion please contact Christopher Jones on 01639 686257 or email [email protected].

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Employment Support Team by e-mail at [email protected] or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Closing date: 12 Midday, 1st July 2021

Welsh: Not Required

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