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Net Zero Project Officer - Ref: EE09323

Walsall Council
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary G8: £34,834 - £39,186 per annum
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Net Zero Project Officer - Ref: EE09323
Salary G8: £34,834 - £39,186 per annum.

Walsall Council has ambitions to achieve Net Zero by 2041 in-line the West Midlands Combined Authority target.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team as a Net Zero Project Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing the council’s Net Zero 2041 strategy and action plan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders, including residents, businesses, community groups, and other public sector organisations to identify opportunities for reducing carbon emissions.
  • Develop and deliver projects to reduce carbon emissions. These will include energy efficiency, renewable energy, zero emissions and transport projects.
  • Promote behaviour change projects, for example encouraging active travel and smart energy use.
  • Assist in the development of adaptation and resilience projects to enable the council to mitigate the consequences of climate change.
  • Monitor and report on progress towards achieving the council’s Net Zero 2041 carbon target.
  • Provide expert advice on Net Zero and sustainability issues to council members, officers, and partners.

If you are passionate about tackling climate change and have the knowledge, skills and experience required for this role, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to find out more about this vacancy, please contact Pat Fleming: 

View Job Description and Employee Specification

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them.  Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Closing Date: 22nd April 2024.


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01922 650000
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