East Riding of Yorkshire Council
This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of the council’s response to the
ecological emergency. Working as part of a dedicated team, you will help to develop and deliver
biodiversity policies, strategies and initiatives to support the council’s priority of “valuing
Acting as a champion for the environment, you will work with internal colleagues, partners and
communities to develop a new, long-term approach to conserving and enhancing the East Riding of Yorkshire’s unique and spectacular natural environment. This will include implementing key
elements of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, as well as supporting the council to meet
new requirements under the Environment Act.
The ability to forge excellent relationships with a range of stakeholders and deliver an
ambitious programme of work to a high quality is required. You should be educated to degree
level or equivalent in a relevant subject and have an in-depth understanding of legislation,
policy and best practice relating to biodiversity and the natural environment.
Experience of project management, policy/strategy development and partnership working are
essential. Experience of working within a local authority context would be beneficial but not
Based at County Hall, Beverley for 37 hours per week as part of a full-time, permanent
PAY & REWARDS 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 Jeremy Pickles, email [email protected] or tel 07919
Application pack available at https://bit.ly/3E5E15m
Advert No: ECON000441.Closing Date: 6 November 2022.
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