Climate Change Project Officer

Derbyshire County Council
£27,741 to £30,451
Matlock, Derbyshire
17 January 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to help Derbyshire Dales District Council deliver our commitments to reducing our carbon footprint to net zero by 2030, to develop the sustainability of our own services and to impact on the carbon budget of the whole District Council area.  We have created a new role to take on these responsibilities and we are looking for a highly motivated candidate who can show us a real passion for environmental issues and who will be able to engage with the Council, partners, businesses, residents and the wider community to influence positive environmental action.

The post is based within our Regulatory Services Directorate, but will work across the full range of Council services to progress our Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan, taking on the responsibility for driving it forward, undertaking monitoring and reporting on its progress.

The post holder will also be responsible for co-ordinating the work of our Climate Change Working Group and will have the opportunity to work with our elected Members on further developing our response to the climate emergency.

You should have:

  • Good knowledge and experience of climate change issues
  • Highly developed project management skills
  • Effective communication and inter-personal skills
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • Enthusiastic, creative and positive approach!

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