Senior Sustainable Development Officer – Coast

Salary: £32020

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of climate change resilience within East Riding of Yorkshire.  Duties  include working with communities, businesses, internal colleagues and external partners to promote sustainable coastal management.  You will also support the delivery of mitigation and adaptation approaches to plan for, and respond to, the impacts of coastal change within East Riding of Yorkshire.

Additional responsibilities include leading on the development and delivery of coastal management policy within East Riding of Yorkshire and working at a national level to inform Government flood and coastal erosion risk management policy.  You will also actively support residents and businesses to adapt to the impacts of coastal change.

You should be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject and have a good understanding of coastal processes and sustainable coastal management approaches.

Good interpersonal skills are also required as is experience of communicating with a range of stakeholders.

Based at County Hall, Beverley for 37 hours per week however we offer a mix of office and home-based working.  There is also a requirement to travel to meetings inside and outside of East Riding of Yorkshire on occasions.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.

Benefits include discounted leisure centre membership, a staff discount scheme and potential for flexible working arrangements.

PAY & REWARD The council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of council services which meet local priorities.  Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

For an informal discussion please contact Richard Jackson, tel 07814 879421.
Application pack available here
Advert No: ECON000490.
Closing Date: 30 April 2023.

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