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Climate Change Strategy Officer

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
Salary Additional Information £38,585 - £40,975 per year / Permanent
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 26/06/2022
Company Name Orkney Islands Council
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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 require to be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, or where the qualification is not held, have a minimum of 5 years previous relevant experience. You will have significant knowledge of climate change science and the UK and Scottish Government 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 26 June 2022

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

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