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Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Green Infrastructure vacancies


Green Infrastructure Project Manager
37 hours/week
£33,782 - £37,890 per annum

Green Infrastructure Officer
37 hours/week
£30,451-£33,782 per annum

Woodland Officer
37 hours/week

Green Infrastructure Finance and Monitoring Officer
37 hours/week
£24,491 – 27,041

Fixed Term Contracts until 31 March 2023

Countryside and Wildlife Team, The Quays, Baglan Energy Park, Briton Ferry, Neath

Applications are invited for the posts of Green Infrastructure (GI) Project Manager, Green Infrastructure (GI) Officer, Woodland Officer and GI Finance and Monitoring Officer within the Countryside and Wildlife Team of Neath Port Talbot CBC. We have secured funding from Welsh Government through the Enabling Natural Resources and Well-being Grant to deliver the South West Wales Green Infrastructure Project, a partnership project with Swansea Council, Carmarthenshire County Council, Coed Lleol and Cwmaman Town Council. The European Union, through Welsh Ministers, is part-funding this project. This is a multi-disciplinary project, taking a strategic approach to the maintenance, enhancement and creation of green infrastructure and biodiversity resource, for the benefit of people, the economy and wildlife.

The Project Manager will be responsible for supervision of the GI Project Team and project delivery in Neath Port Talbot and ensuring the grant requirements are met across the region.

The GI Officer will lead on making improvements to green infrastructure throughout Neath Port Talbot, Swansea and Carmarthenshire, working closely with partners and stakeholders in the design, implementation and ongoing maintenance of any such initiatives.

The Woodland Officer will lead on woodland and hedgerow creation and management throughout Neath Port Talbot and Swansea.

The Finance and Monitoring Officer will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on the project outcomes and budget.

The post holders will be expected to work with a range of partners and stakeholders, and to build on working relationships within the organisation(s) to further the aims of the project.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to deliver this exciting and ambitious project.

Candidates must also have the ability to travel to site and to attend meetings as necessary.

The post requires a relevant degree or equivalent.

Welsh language skills are desirable.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people/vulnerable adults and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

For an informal discussion, please contact Rebecca Sharp, Countryside and Wildlife Team Leader on 01639 68149 or email

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Closing date: 12 noon, 14 October 2021.

Apply here

Welsh: Desirable

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Closing Date: 14/10/2021  Location: The Quays, Baglan Energy Park, Briton Ferry, Neath

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