Litter Free Coast and Sea Somerset Community Engagement Officer

Vacancy Number: 7203BR

School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a Litter Free Coast and Sea Somerset (LFCSS) Community Officer to work with the Severn Estuary Partnership and project partners (Environment Agency; Wessex Water; Sedgemoor District Council; Dorset Coast Forum). Based within the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University and responsible to the project partners, you will provide assistance to the Campaign Manager to support the coordination, development and delivery of local community engagement and behaviour change campaigns related to beach quality, bathing water quality and coastal (litter) pollution issues, focusing on the Burnham coast.

Applicants should have a degree or equivalent qualification or equivalent work-related experience.

This position is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term for 12 months and is available immediately.

Salary: £21,585 – £25,728 per annum (Grade 4)

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Rhoda Ballinger, email:

For further details about working in Cardiff University please contact John Evans, email:

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Closing date: Saturday, 21 April 2018

Important note: It is the University’s policy to use the person specification as a key tool for short-listing. Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement.  Please ensure that the evidence you are providing corresponds with the numbered criteria outlined below. Your application will be considered based on the information you provide under each element.

When attaching the supporting statement to your application profile, please ensure that you name it with the vacancy reference number.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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