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Ref no:
ORK05980
Published:
5/8/2022
Closes:
28/8/2022
Location:
Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
Salary:
£38,585 - £40,975 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Advert

NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Planning and Community Protection

Climate Change Strategy Officer

35 hours per week
Permanent
£38,585 - £40,975 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

Orkney is a beautiful setting to both work and live with internationally acclaimed natural and cultural heritage assets and vibrant communities throughout our County.
Regularly, Orkney is voted as the happiest and best place to live in the UK.

This role provides an opportunity to lead, develop and co-ordinate the delivery of policies and activities across the Council and with Community stakeholders to support the delivery of climate change adaptation and mitigation for Orkney. It is an opportunity to shape and support Orkney’s sustainable future.

You are required to be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or have a minumum of 5 years previous relevant experience in climate change science and the UK and Scottish policy context.

This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

Prospective applicants can discuss the post by contacting Susan Shearer, Planning Manager (Development and Marine Planning) e-mail susan.shearer@orkney.gov.uk or telephone 01856 873535.

Closing Date: Sunday 28 August 2022

Please note that interview expenses and relocation costs will be paid for the post in accordance with Council policy.