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Water Saving Project Officer

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources
Location England (East Anglia) - UK
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 31/01/2017
Company Name Peterborough Environment City Trust
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With funding from Anglian Water, PECT will be working in Peterborough during the first three months of 2017 to help people reduce their water and electricity bills by reducing their usage. The Anglian Water Bits and Bobs campaign is designed to help address these challenges through behaviour change advice and, where possible, retrofitting water saving devices to residents homes.

The programme hopes to visit around 15,000 homes across the region, saving on average £40 a year and approximately 41 litres of water per household each day. PECT will be assisting Anglian Water with this target by signing up 1500 Peterborough residents to the scheme. Project Officers will be responsible for making contact with members of the public via door knocking and organising their ‘Bits and Bobs’ visit. This is an ideal role for those seeking a temporary role or for gaining experience working in the environmental / community sector.

Employer: Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT)
Based: This will be a field based role working in different wards of Peterborough.
Hourly Rate: £9.25 per hour (includes holiday pay)
Closing Date for applications: 31st January 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Start Date: 10th February 2017 (compulsory training on Friday 10th February 2017)
End Date: 20th March or on completion of project target of 1500 sign ups, whichever is sooner
Hours/Week: Flexible - estimated 20-30 hours
Working hours: Variable, but generally during office hours Monday – Friday
Work outside normal hours: Some work outside of these hours may be necessary

Reports to: Communities Team Manager

To apply:

Please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@pect.org.uk. For more information please see the role description here. We prefer to receive applications electronically however, we understand not everyone has access to the internet. You can also post your application to the address below:

Postal address: The Green House, 4-6 Cowgate, Peterborough, PE1 1NA

If you have any questions about this role please contact Karen Igho on Karen.Igho@pect.org.uk or 01733 866441.

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