Are you an experienced and passionate ecologist looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a positive impact on the environment and contribute to the sustainable development of West Berkshire? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!
We are seeking a Principal Ecology Officer to join our dedicated Development and Economy Service at West Berkshire Council. Reporting to the Team Leader (Place), you will play a key role in providing expert advice and guidance on ecological matters, ensuring that development within the area is carried out in an environmentally responsible manner.
To excel in this role, you should have:
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:
Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
This post is a Sensitive Post for the purpose of the Local Government Housing Act 1989 and the post-holder is therefore restricted from engaging in any prescribed political activities. In summary, this means that you are prohibited from holding political office and from involvement in any political activity within or outside the workplace. Full details of the restrictions can be found in the Council’s Policy and Guidance on Politically Restricted Posts
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Elise Kinderman on 01635 519814 or email [email protected].
West Berkshire Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
Join us in shaping a greener and more sustainable future for West Berkshire. Apply now and be part of our dedicated team!
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply
Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.
Where possible please use Google Chrome as your preferred internet browser to complete your online application form. This system no longer supports the use of Internet Explorer as a browser which will cause issues when trying to submit your application.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
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