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Climate Emergency and Biodiversity Coordinator

Friday, 2 September 2022

POST GRADE: NJC Point 21-23 FTE £26,975 - £28,226 - Pay Award Pending.

HOURS: Up to 0.6 FTE Permanent Post.

We are looking for an individual with a passion to make an effective response to the climate emergency and improve biodiversity in Hebden Royd.

Your ability to inspire and motivate the community and partner agencies in these efforts will be essential as well as having a background of working in ecology, sustainability or horticulture with a qualification relevant to the role or extensive relevant knowledge and experience.

Working to implement the Council's Climate Emergency Action Plan you will need project management skills and excellent communication skills to establish credibility with the community, councillors, colleagues, and partners to achieve the outcomes of the Plan. An ability to lead and nurture a group of volunteers to support the community projects is essential.

Your responsibilities will be wide ranging, including active involvement in the Council's efforts to support reductions in carbon emissions locally, enhancing biodiversity through our Woodmeadow project, increasing cycle use and writing risk assessments.

A job description, person specification and an application form can be downloaded from the Hebden Royd website or by emailing info@hebdenroydtowncouncil.gov.uk

For an informal discussion please contact the Town Clerk at the email address above. Applications are only accepted via application form.
Applications to be received by noon Monday 26th September 2022
Interview date Thursday 6th October 2022

Role to commence Autumn 2022 with exact start date to be negotiated.