Environmental Sustainability Officer
Worcester is a great place to work. We have a thriving city centre, investment by cutting edge technology companies, a great wealth of history, a fantastic environment making it somewhere to be proud of.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Worcester has a history spanning more than 2,000 years. Its rich heritage includes the 12th Century Cathedral and the Guildhall admired by monarchs from King George III to Queen Elizabeth II. Worcester offers a high quality of life with its rich and varied heritage, award winning parks, excellent schools and diverse range of shops and restaurants.
The city enjoys a strong sporting reputation based on top flight cricket and rugby clubs, a centrally located racecourse and major annual running and cycling events. Worcester has a strong cultural and musical life and is the birthplace of Elgar, one of England’s most celebrated composers.
This is a new and exciting position which has been created to focus on promoting environmental sustainability within the City Council and Worcester’s communities. The postholder will be the Council’s environmental sustainability lead, working across the organisation.
Responsible to the Corporate Director, Finance and Resources you will develop and deliver an environmental sustainability strategy for Worcester that will ensure that the Council leads by example in promoting sustainability.
This is a great opportunity to shape the way the Council works with partners towards the ambition of becoming a carbon neutral City by 2030.
You will have a background in environmental sustainability and in developing and implementing strategies to reduce the carbon footprint of an organisation.
Skills and experience
As an experienced sustainability professional you will be required to produce compelling reports and briefings that drive change in behaviours and practices.
You will have excellent networking, influencing and collaboration skills and be experienced in working with partners and stakeholders to deliver environmental improvements.
If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact David Sutton, Deputy Director - Corporate Policy and Strategy on 07584 525557.
Closing date: Sunday 16 June 2019
Interview dates: Wednesday 26 June and Thursday 27 June 2019Supporting documents
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