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Environmental and Green Space Project Officer

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location   England (South East)
Salary   Permanent – £22,021 - £25,295
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   21/10/2019
Company Name   Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
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Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre. This diverse and busy town has a great seafront, public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links, accessible via two train lines from Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street. It offers traditional seaside living that makes it a fantastic place to live and work.

The Council delivers a wide range of vital services at the heart of the community, as well as investing in exciting and ambitious projects that keep Southend-on-Sea firmly on the map. The Council has high expectations for the future and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for what the Borough will be like by 2050.

Your new role

The council are seeking to recruit an Environmental and Green Space Project Officer on a full time and permanent basis. As an Environmental and Green Space Project Officer, you will actively contribute to the development and management of environmental and green space projects ensuring that the green infrastructure provides long-term benefits for residents, visitors and wildlife.

You will be required to produce and keep up to date a state of nature report for Southend-on-Sea and implement the report, recruiting and managing volunteers to undertake survey work. You will coordinate and develop environmental and green space projects including the development of business plans and funding applications.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role, it is essential that you have Environmental Management and Sustainability HND or other relevant qualification. It is also essential that you have previous experience or knowledge of environmental issues relating to wildlife and green spaces to be considered for this role.

 Ability to get to any location within the Borough/UK using your own means and Council vehicles is highly desirable. It is essential that you have project management experience as this role requires you to support on various projects.

 To meet the demands of the role, occasional weekends will be required.

What you'll get in return

When you join the council you can enjoy a range of benefits including: - flexible working, salary and pension scheme, 23 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) and employee schemes. A full list of benefits provided by Southend Borough Council can be viewed on the "Why Work For Us?" tab.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role and would like a full job description, click on the link below to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position within Southend-On-Sea Borough Council, please contact us on 01702352452 for a confidential discussion on your career

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

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