Graduate Project Officer – Conservation Team

Location: City Hall

1x Full Time Fixed Term Post for 12 Months


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated graduate to deliver large city-wide environmental and landscape projects across Leicester city, working in a dynamic environment.

As part of the Council’s drive to provide graduates with more opportunities to experience work, and develop career paths we are pleased to offer exciting and challenging Graduate Project Officer role in the Conservation Team. The team has a previous experience of recruiting and mentoring graduates and appropriate support will be provided for you to develop your skills.

Work is varied and fast paced and the role will commence as a supporting role working alongside Planners and a Landscape Planner to deliver large city-wide environmental and landscape projects before moving on to leading on appropriate projects as your skills develop. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain skills in areas such as planning, conservation, highways, city centre design, finance, legal, comms and marketing as well as work and build relationships with external agencies such as the Environment Agency and the Canal and River Trust.

Beyond this role/contract there may be opportunities for progression within the Council, for the right candidate, subject to funding.

Requirements of the Post

For an informal discussion about the roles please contact Anne Proven, Team Leader (Conservation Team) on 0116 454 2963.

Closing date for applications: 26th September 2018

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