New opportunities to join the Council’s Sustainable Development team are being created to help support the Council’s ‘Valuing the Environment’ priority and to develop new initiatives established by the Environment Act.
We are looking for a passionate and experienced environmental professional to join our Sustainable Development team and help us protect and enhance the natural environment of the East Riding.
This role provides an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of the Council’s response to the ecological emergency. Working as part of a dedicated team, you will help develop and deliver biodiversity focussed policies, strategies and initiatives to support the Council’s priority of ‘valuing the environment’.
Acting as a champion for the environment, you will work with internal colleagues, partners and communities to develop a new, long-term approach to conserving and enhancing the East Riding’s unique and spectacular natural environment. This will include implementing key elements of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, as well as supporting the Council to meet new requirements under the Environment Act.
The role requires a candidate who can forge excellent relationships with a range of stakeholders and deliver an ambitious programme of work to a high quality.
Candidates should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have an understanding of legislation, policy and best practice relating to biodiversity and the natural environment. They should have experience of project management, policy / strategy development and partnership working. Previous experience of working within a local authority context is beneficial but is not essential.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council are proud to offer a range of flexible working options and benefits. Full time hours are preferred but part time can be considered for the right candidate.
For further information or to arrange an informal discussion please contact John Pemberton, email@example.com.
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The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.
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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