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Environment Officer (Fixed-Term) - Closed

Date posted: 08/10/2021

Closing date: 31 October, 2021 11:59 pm

Hours per week: 35

Salary: £29,774 - £35,878

Contract type: Fixed-Term

Job Description:

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is seeking an exceptional individual to help embed environmental considerations in the work of the policy directorate and across the Combined Authority. This role will help to set the agenda for the future of the Liverpool City Region (LCR), working within the policy and strategic commissioning teams but influencing and liaising across the Combined Authority (CA). This is an exciting time to join us as we develop our approach to delivering the Metro Mayor’s commitment to net zero carbon by 2040.

 

The Combined Authority is growing our ability to act as convenor and supporter of action on climate themes across the LCR. We are looking for an individual with excellent collaboration and co-operation skills, ideally with experience in a public sector environment. The role will involve developing and maintaining close working relationships with internal teams, our Liverpool City Region Local Authority partners and key external stakeholders.

 

Our work in this area covers an exceptionally broad agenda, with diverse themes such as climate change and resilience, air quality and transport, water, accessible green spaces, habitats and biodiversity, waste and resources, health and wellbeing, carbon and environment literacy, sustainable energy, food, rural issues and agriculture. In order to successfully deliver this role, you will be required to develop and maintain a broad working knowledge of existing and emerging issues in these environmental themes.

 

We are seeking a candidate who can work on their own initiative with a high level of responsibility and confidentiality along with a flexibility of approach to meet the needs of this rapidly changing area of work. The successful applicant will be expected to liaise with internal and external groups and will need to show an ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

 

This is an exciting time of change, with a rapidly evolving national and local policy. This role presents an opportunity to shape the Combined Authority’s approach to the climate and ecological emergency, helping to realise our goal of achieving net zero carbon by 2040.

 

This is a fixed-term position with current funding up until 30th June 2023.

 

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 31st October 2021 @ 11:59pm

 

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.  To this end, we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds as we are under-represented by people from these communities.

 

Application forms and further details are available from by visiting our website at https://www.liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk/governance/vacancies/

 

Completed application forms can be sent to:  recruitment@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk

 

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