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Green Infrastructure Monitoring Officer

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (South East) - UK
Salary Additional Information £30,516 - £33,182 per annum pro rata
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Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 20/06/2023
Company Name Central Bedfordshire Council
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Green Infrastructure Monitoring Officer

Team:PND - Technical Team

Job Family: Advising CBG 9 

Salary:£30,516 - £33,182 per annum pro rata

Hours:37 hours a week 

Location:Hybrid -Working from home and any CBC offices, including Priory House, Shefford. You will be expected to attend a CBC office location on a monthly basis, and as needed to carry out your role.  

Contract:Hybrid - Permanent 

Closing Date: Tuesday 20th June 2023 

Interview Date:Week commencing 3rd July. Successful candidates will be contacted upon application to arrange an interview date. If we interview and are successful, we reserve the right to close this advert early.

About Us

Central Bedfordshire is an ambitious authority, determined to be an exemplary one. Our strategic location and high quality of life mean we are one of the fastest growing areas in the country.

As a council we face the same challenges every business does - investing in the right places and delivering great results. Except for us, it’s all about our 289,000 residents. We’re totally focussed on helping to improve their lives and making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.

We have set values and principles to represent the way we work and how we operate as an organisation. You can view a list of these in detail on our website.

This is a great time to join us on our journey.

About the role 

We are looking for an individual who not only has great organisational skills, but who is passionate about the natural environment.  

You will be an enthusiastic professional who will use their strong field skills and good knowledge of all key environmental legislation and policy to engage with internal and external partners and stakeholders, to help monitor the making and delivery of site management plans that align with a range of CBC priorities including the CBC SANG strategy, Green & Blue Infrastructure Plan and LNRS. 

Working in our multi-disciplinary Technical Skills Team within Strategic Growth, you will work with our Planning Policy and Planning Delivery Teams to monitor the allocation of Strategic SANG sites, provide specialist advice in relation to planning applications at all levels and inputting into strategic plan making through the review of the local plan and supporting guidance documents. 

What we can offer you

As well as joining a friendly, dedicated, and hardworking team you will have access to numerous benefits, including:

  • A hybrid working arrangement giving you the option to work from home and access any CBC office location. We recognise and value the importance of supporting our employees to balance their home and work life and to be able to work in the most efficient way.
  • A £250 one-off hybrid worker payment to help you adapt your home for safe and suitable working conditions
  • A comprehensive IT package to support you to work safely and effectively
  • The ability to work abroad for up to a month a year
  • Generous family friendly policies and practices
  • A welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers differences
  • Friendly and supportive staff networks
  • Annual leave allowance 25 days + statutory holidays rising to 32 days with length of service.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). This is a valuable part of our rewards package for employees and includes Life Assurance. You can find out more on the Bedfordshire Pension Fund website.
  • An exceptional Employee Assistance Programme which helps support employees with workplace changes as well as other work, family and personal issues
  • A huge variety of courses and role-specific training and learning to help you succeed and develop
  • Access to discounts on top UK retailers and local retailers

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’. 

You will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within thisRecruitment Pack 

If you would like an informal discussion or more information about these opportunities, please contact:Siobhan Vincent, Technical Skills Team Leader, on 0300 300 4346 or email siobhan.vincent@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk.  

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact:The Recruitment Team at recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk 

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to improving the diversity of our workforce to better reflect the communities we serve.  Therefore we welcome applications from everyone. In addition we are a  Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.

If you require assistance to apply for our roles, help with writing your CV, interview techniques or careers advice please contact our team of careers advisors at ncs@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk Our service is confidential, impartial and free for all.

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