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Senior Sustainable Development Officer (Coast)

£32,020 per year (ERYC Grade 9)
Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Monday to Friday
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 30 April
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Economic Development
Job reference
Job reference: ECON000490
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The job itself

East Riding of Yorkshire Council are offering an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of climate change resilience within the East Riding. Working with communities, businesses, internal colleagues and external partners, the Senior Sustainable Development Officer (Coast) will promote sustainable coastal management and support the delivery of mitigation and adaptation approaches to plan for, and respond to, the impacts of coastal change in the East Riding.

The successful candidate will lead on the development and delivery of coastal management policy within the East Riding, work at a national level to inform Government flood and coastal erosion risk management policy and actively support residents and businesses to adapt to the impacts of coastal change.

You should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have a good understanding of coastal processes and sustainable coastal management approaches. You should also have good interpersonal skills, with experience of communicating with a range of stakeholders.


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Helen Jenkins-Knight
Climate Change Manager
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Additional information

Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

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