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Environment Officer (Delivery, communications and engagement)
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/111735/1216
  • Published: Fri 12/02/2021, 17:22 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 25/02/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,382
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Woking

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Environment Officer (Delivery, communications and engagement)

About the ETI Directorate

The Environment, Transport & Infrastructure (ETI) directorate is responsible for a wide range of services including climate change, renewable energy, highways, transport, planning, countryside and waste management. These services are critical for people living, working and travelling through Surrey, delivered by the County Council or in partnership.

About the Team

The Environment Commissioning Group plays a crucial role in supporting the commitment of the Council in reducing CO2 emissions in Surrey to net zero by 2050, or sooner. The team works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to set in motion the Council's renewable energy ambitions and to see these through.

About the role

As an Environment Project Officer focusing on delivery, communications and engagement, you will be responsible for delivery several programmes that form part of the Council’s Climate Change Strategy, developing internal and external communications and engaging with residents and the community to reduce environmental impacts.

About you

This is an exciting challenge for a pro-active individual with strong project management skills in the sustainability / climate change sector. To be shortlisted for an interview for this position, your application and supporting statement will clearly evidence:

  • Good understanding of climate change
  • Experience of working in communications and engagement in relation to sustainability/climate change
  • Excellent relationship management and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Exemplary project management skills and the ability to juggle several projects simultaneously.  

Please see the job description below for more information.

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Interested in finding out more?

For more information on this role please review the Job Description attached to the bottom of this advert before applying. For further discussion prior to applying please contact Nicole Clucas by email

How to apply?

Please apply via Surrey County Council's recruitment portal by completing a questionnaire, uploading your CV and a supporting statement outlining how you meet the requirement of this role.

Closing date for applications: 25 February 2021 at 23:59.

Interview:  Week commencing 1 or 8 of March 2021 via video link.

A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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