Location: 5 Pancras Square
Salary: £32,473 to £37,670
Contract Type: 2 years fixed term contract, full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion, click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options
25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)
Our Camden 2025 vision places environmental sustainability at the heart of our borough’s future. We want to cut carbon dioxide emissions from our buildings and transport network to play our part in controlling climate change and we want to ensure that air quality in Camden is significantly improved so that no one’s health is compromised. We also want to ensure that everyone in Camden has an energy efficient home so that they are protected from rising energy costs.
We want you to join our Sustainability and Air Quality team as a Sustainability Officer to help us realise this ambition. In the role you will support the delivery of Camden’s sustainability and air quality projects such as our award winning Somers Town Energy decentralised energy network and those stemming from our new Clean Air Action Plan.
You will also be the main point of contact for all domestic energy efficiency and fuel poverty related matters, project managing our affordable warmth programme and seeking external funding to maintain our support for residents.
There will be other facets to the role including assisting in the development and co-ordination of the Council’s wider environmental and energy related strategies and policies and providing information and advice on environmental sustainability issues to staff, councillors and other bodies, presenting information in a variety of ways including formal reports, briefings and presentations.
To be successful in the role of Sustainability Officer you will have experience of project and budget management, and working in multi-agency partnerships.
Good knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability, air quality, energy and fuel poverty issues in an urban setting is essential as is a good knowledge and understanding of budget management
Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply:
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing date for applications: 2018, 23:59 pm
Interviews to be held: 2018
To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE
Please quote reference: 180000XQ
Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 19th November, 10th December 2018, 14th January 2019 & 18th February 2019