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Conservation Officer (Environmental Land Management Schemes)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
12/11/2019
Advert End Date:
06/01/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 10 £30,507 to £33,799
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
193284
Employment Location:
North Pennines AONB Partnership's Office, Stanhope
Post Number:
REAL19-327
Closing date:
6 Jan
Further Information

Temporary until 31st March 2021.

Your role will be to co-ordinate the delivery a DEFRA-funded ‘Tests and Trials’ project which aims to lay the foundations for a new Environmental Land Management system which supports High Nature Value Farming and land management in the North Pennines. The Test will involve working collaboratively with farmers and land managers in the co-design of simple land management plans, rooted in the AONB Management Plan.

Essential Qualifications:
Degree or equivalent, in ecology, environment, biological sciences, land management, or related subject

Your significant experience will include successful working on biodiversity projects.

An ability to develop partnerships and co-operation between organisations and individuals along with the ability to undertake work with farming communities is essential.

Travel is an essential requirement of the post and due to the requirements and the scale of the environment in which the role operates (including working with farmers and land managers) on application you must be able to demonstrate how your travel ability could appropriately and effectively fulfil this role.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Interviews are to be held on Monday 13 January 2020.

For further information about the post, please contact Andy Lees, Programme Development Manager on tele. no. 01388 528 801 or email andy@northpenninesaonb.org.uk

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 268153 / 264223 / 264469 or email PESREAL@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.