Low Carbon City Officer

Plymouth, ENGLAND | 3 months
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Low Carbon City Officer

Permanent 37 hours per week, Grade H £31,601 - £35,444 per annum

Plymouth City Council’s multi award winning Low Carbon Team is responsible for promoting and delivering plans and projects that will shape Plymouth’s ability to secure radical reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and provide resilience to the impacts of climate change.  The team is focused on:  

  • Facilitating projects and coordinating action on climate change & flooding, fuel poverty, renewable energy  & energy efficiency
  • Providing services to Plymouth Energy Community
  • Providing specialist input and advice to strategic planning and planning applications,
  • Providing a centre of excellence for sustainability, climate change and low carbon policy and projects

We are currently looking for a self-motivated and highly organised individual with a strong background in the delivery of renewable energy & energy efficiency projects. You will be both leading and assisting on aspects of:  

  • New business opportunities and projects in collaboration with Plymouth Energy Community
  • Coordination of an ambitious EU funded domestic energy advice programme 
  • Roll out of LED installations in schools and community buildings

To do this we will be looking for candidates that have:  

  • Degree or equivalent  in a related subject plus extensive relevant experience in delivery of renewable energy & energy efficiency projects 
  • Track record of successful community focused project delivery and partnership working
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of government policy surrounding energy, including its practical application at a local level.

If you are passionate about driving a positive impact on fuel poverty and carbon emissions we would welcome your application.  For an informal discussion, please contact Alistair: alistair.macpherson@plymouth.gov.uk  / 01752 304255 . For more information and to apply please visit the Current Vacancies section of our website and search for 'low carbon'.

Closing Date: 31st July 2017

Interview Date:  tbc

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