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Ecological Emergency Co-Ordinator

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location England (South West) - UK
Salary Additional Information £38,296 - £45,495
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 16/07/2023
Company Name Bristol City Council
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Ecological Emergency Co-Ordinator

Job reference: VAC004128

Location: City Hall College Green City Centre Bristol BS1 5TR

Salary: BG12 - BG13: £38,296 - £45,495

Contractual hours: 37

Basis: Full time

We are recruiting for a highly motivated and experienced individual to proactively accelerate progress towards making Bristol a sustainable, carbon neutral and climate resilient city. This will be done by leading, co-ordinating, initiating and delivering a programme of work to restore nature in response to the ecological emergency.

This role will involve taking a strategic and systemic approach to co-ordinate activities of colleagues across the wider council, and in partnership with public, private, community and voluntary sector organisations particularly those working in the natural environment area. Particularly close working relationships will be expected with Bristol City Council colleagues working on nature conservation, biodiversity net gain and climate resilience.

The Ecological Emergency Co-Ordinator will be part of the Sustainable City Team, within the Sustainable City & Climate Change Service. This role would suit a professional with experience of working on the natural environment, ecology and/or green infrastructure.

You will contribute positively to the City Council’s corporate efforts to promote and increase biodiversity, an ecological recovery and green infrastructure for the benefit of people, nature and prosperity of the city.

A key part of the role will be to co-ordinate delivery of the Bristol City Ecological Emergency Action Plan and contribute to Bristol's One City Ecological Emergency Strategy.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey, please apply below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification or alternatively, please contact Kathy Derrick on kathy.derrick@bristol.gov.uk

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic and Disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Closing date: 16 July 2023.

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