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Employment opportunities with Ynni Sir Gâr

We are recruiting! We want to hear from people who are passionate about working with communities to tackle the climate change and cost of living crises at a local level. We want people who are committed to creating a fair, local, circular economy and who wish to contribute towards the development of more renewable energy projects for the benefit of communities in Carmarthenshire. Please click on the full Job Descriptions below which include instructions on how to apply.

Closing date for applications: 6th of October.

Interviews: 13th of October

For any further queries, please contact Ynni Sir Gâr’s Coordinator, Sioned Haf: // 07529901523

Communications and Community Engagement Officer

HOURS: 32 hrs per week (on a 4 day working week contract)

SALARY: £30,250 p.a.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 24 months initially (with a probationary period of 3 months, and the possibility of developing the position into a permanent one beyond the first 24 months).

START DATE: November 2023

LOCATION: Carmarthen or from home within Carmarthenshire (as part of the post it will be required to travel around the towns and villages of Carmarthenshire at times). At least 1 day a month will be designated to working from different community centres across Carmarthenshire. There is potential flexibility to host an office space in any area of Carmarthenshire, should this be desirable.

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Helping the Manager and Coordinator develop and support community energy projects across Carmarthenshire. Collaborate with environmental, sustainable, nature and climate change groups and support projects to decarbonise the county’s communities. The position will also involve communicating and promoting Ynni Sir Gâr’s work, the Bwrlwm project and help promote our work generally.

'Bwrlwm' Development Officer (Llandovery and local area)

HOURS: 32 per week (on a 4 day a week condition)

SALARY: £31,550 p.a.(£28,921 for 11-month initial contract term)

TERMS OF THE EMPLOYMENT: Fix-term contract until September 30th, 2024 (with the possibility of developing the role to be permanent, depending on the availability of possible funding streams at the end of the project term).

START DATE: 1st of November 2023 (or sooner if possible)

LOCATION: Llandovery, Dinefwr or from home within Carmarthenshire (note, as part of the job it will be required to spend a lot of time interacting with communities in and around the Llandovery and Dinefwr area). At least one day a week will be used for working from Llandovery.

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Developing a series of events and activities for the ‘Bwrlwm’ project. The aim of Bwrlwm is to help set up community energy project/s in the area along with a series of related activities to raise awareness of local action on climate related matters.