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Environment and Place Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Stirling with hybrid working
  • Closing 7th August 2022

  • Advertised from 24th July 2022


Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

We have an ambition to build a carbon literate Scotland, help in the just transition to a Net Zero Nation, and create a Scotland that is litter free and has a circular economy. Within this post you will provide professional environmental and training services to clients across sectors. In particular, a key focus of this role will be on developing and delivering environmental assessments and training to the housing sector.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with passion, knowledge, and experience to help people and organisations across Scotland take positive action to reduce their impact on the environment and respond to the business opportunities this provides. You will have a good understanding of local environmental quality issues along with partnership working and relationship development experience. You will be comfortable managing a range of projects and budgets and will have some previous experience of delivering training.

Ideally, you will have worked in the housing sector and have experience of environmental auditing. Other desirable aspects include good policy or working knowledge of other environmental issues including climate change, circular economy and waste.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Environment and Place Officer, we would love to hear from you. We have options for flexible and hybrid working, which allows you to have a mix and balance of home/remote working and coming to our wonderful, new office Hub in Stirling. We offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a generous pension scheme; hybrid working; development opportunities; a 35-hour work week along with an annual free volunteer day to take your skills or interests to support others.

Application notes

A full Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded along with the application pack from our website

Please email your completed application to us at before our submission deadline at midnight on Sunday 7 August and if you are shortlisted for interview, we shall be holding interviews in Stirling week commencing 15 or 22 August 2022.

If you’d like a little bit more of on an insight into our exciting opportunity, please email us at stating your name, contact telephone number and we will call you back for a chat.

We are sorry but we don’t accept CVs.

Keep Scotland Beautiful is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation: Number SC030332

VAT Registration Number: 284 0654 93