Climate Science & Resilience Officer

Climate Science & Resilience Officer

Longmore House, Edinburgh

Reference: HES/23/213
Salary Band: £36,418 - £41,866
Location: Edinburgh and the Lothians
Hours: 37 per week

Thank you for your interest in the post of Climate Science and Resilience Officer with Historic Environment Scotland. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment.

As Climate Science and Resilience Officer, you will provide robust advice and guidance that will help our organisation prepare for, and adapt to, the impacts of climate change. Working as part of an internationally renowned team, you will be responsible for a range of activities including translating climate data and information into internal tools and guidance, undertaking climate risk assessments, and monitoring and evaluating our climate resilience and adaptation progress.

About us

We are the lead body for Scotland’s historic environment; a charity dedicated to the advancement of heritage, culture, education, and environmental protection. We’re at the forefront of researching and understanding the historic environment and addressing the impact of climate change on its future. We investigate and record architectural and archaeological sites and landscapes across Scotland and care for more than 300 properties of national importance. We have a People Strategy, which is an overarching strategy to ensure we support and develop staff within the organisation.

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To apply for this post, please complete an online application form, which can be accessed below. Guidance on completing the application can be found in the ‘Guidance notes for applicants’ document, which we recommend that you read, as well as the Job Description for the post – both can be accessed via the links above. If you are unable to complete an online application form, please contact the recruiting team (contact details are provided in the Job Description for each post) and they will arrange for an application form to be sent to you. Please note that as we operate an e-recruitment system, we will contact you via the email address that you provide to update you on the outcome of your application.

Closing date: 04 October 2023 at midday

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