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Project Officer - Green Infrastructure for Growth 

23,238 - 30,153 
Fixed Term until 30-Aug-2019
37 hours per week
Cornwall-Truro-Pydar House
Ref: 000003JF


About the role & About us  


Cornwall Council has been successful in securing European Regional Development Funds to deliver the 3.5million 'Green Infrastructure for Growth' Project.  You will be involved in delivering major investment to the Cornwall Council managed urban green spaces in the towns of Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Penzance, Bude, Saltash and Hayle - making them better places for people and wildlife and more accessible for all, through capital works and sustainable change in management regimes.  


This is a fixed term post commencing ASAP until 31 August 2019 to assist in the delivery of the European funded Green Infrastructure for Growth Project and may represent a suitable secondment opportunity for existing Cornwall Council employees.  If you wish to be considered for a secondment, please obtain your manager's permission before applying. 


Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.


More information about working for Cornwall Council is available here.   


About you  


We are looking to recruit a Project Officer who can turn ideas into reality.  You will have a strong environment background to help oversee the delivery of this high profile programme, maximising sustainable biodiversity gains at sites and working with contractors and local communities.  The project is fast paced and will require sound communication skills with local stakeholders to help promote the changes in land management, preliminary development of concepts for sites and project reporting in line with funding timeframes.


Closing Date: 24th October 2017
Interview Date: 31st October 2017


To Apply:


Please visit our website to apply for this role:


Please view the Role Profile here; your application will need to explain how you meet the stated criteria. More guidance is available on how to complete the application and your supporting statement.


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This position will close at midnight on the closing date.