Vacancy: Climate Change Officer (fixed-term/0.6FTE) – Closing Date 31 August 2018

News on 21 Aug , 2018

NOTE: THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST IS 31 AUGUST

CLIMATE CHANGE OFFICER

Salary:   £18,278 pro rata 

Status: 22.5 hours per week (3 days)

Fixed Term: ~6 months (17th September 2018 – 31st March 2019)

Closing date: Friday 31 August 2018 (midnight)

Location: Granton, Edinburgh

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to make an impact in reducing the carbon footprint of the local community of Granton.

Granton Parish Church, based in North Edinburgh, is one of a growing number of Eco-Congregations within the Church of Scotland. We are looking to recruit a Climate Change Officer whose main tasks will be to manage initiatives such as the collection and distribution of rescued bread, the operation of a clothes swap programme, recruitment and training of volunteers, and the development of new ideas that help the church and community become more climate aware whilst changing attitudes and behaviours that will result in a reduction of their carbon footprint.

This is a fixed-term post ending on 31 March 2019, funded through the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund and the European Regional Development Fund. The successful applicant will be based in Granton Parish Church with an expectation they will spend considerable time amongst the wider community.

Informal enquiries may be made to:

Rev. Norman Smith, tel: 0131 551 2159 info@granton.org.uk.

Completed applications should be emailed to ccf@granton.org.uk or sent by post to Rev Norman Smith, 8 Wardie Crescent, Edinburgh, EH5 1AG to reach us by midnight on Friday 31 August 2018.

Successful candidates will be invited to interview week beginning 3 September.