Now is the time to work for Warwickshire County Council; the first Council to deliver Biodiversity Net Gain and at the forefront of Natural Capital Investment.
About the Team
Our Ecology, Historic Environment & Landscape (EHEL) team is looking to employ the following full-time officers to bolster its Planning, Projects and Records teams as well as develop a new Natural Capital team. You will be joining a dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced team of 14 ecology, 5 historic environment and 3 landscape officers.
We have four roles to fill:
- Team Manager [Planning or Natural Capital] (£43,421 – £45,441) – permanent
- Senior Ecologist [Planning] (£39,186 – £41,418) – permanent
- Ecologist [Planning] (£33,945 – £35,745) – permanent
- Assistant Ecologist [Records and Planning] (£26,421 – £28,770) – permanent
About the Role
Please tell us any relevant knowledge and experience you have that matches the Job Description yet focus on the below as this is what we are particularly looking for:
Planning: We are looking for an Ecologist that will be primarily supporting planning responses either within Warwickshire or Coventry. Candidates who understand and have experience of planning advice will be looked upon favourably for this role.
We will be choosing someone that fits into the existing team based on existing skills coupled with an enthusiasm to expand skill sets. We have a workforce training plan that promotes active progression from apprentices to Service Manager, following the respective chartered institute competency frameworks (or equivalent).
Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make
Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!
At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure. Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.
Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19%, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund‘
The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.
If you would like to discuss the role please contact David Lowe, Service Manager (email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel: 01926 418076).
Please submit a separate application per role you would like to be considered for. Please take time with your application to ensure you provide evidence of your experience for all the ‘essential’ criteria, and any of the ‘desirable’ criteria that are applicable for the role/s you are applying for.
Closing Date: 12 midnight on Monday 26th February 2024
Interview Dates: Week Commencing 18th March 2024
Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact email@example.com and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.
Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more