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Conservation Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/06/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/07/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 10 £30,507 - £33,799
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
198014
Employment Location:
Hallbankgate and Stanhope
Post Number:
20-126
Closing date:
5 Jul
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen for a Conservation Officer required until 31 March 2024. It should be noted that the main location for this post is Hallbankgate, Brampton.

Fellfoot Forward is led by the North Pennines AONB Partnership and delivered by a partnership of local organisations and communities. Through a scheme of projects, Fellfoot Forward will forge creative connections between people and landscape, conserve habitats and key species and celebrate this beautiful area with communities and visitors. The Fellfoot landscape stretches from the Cumbrian fellside of the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark to the River Eden and runs north from Melmerby to Hallbankgate. Fellfoot Forward is a Landscape Partnership Scheme supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

This role will lead on nature conservation and species recovery initiatives within the Fellfoot Forward scheme. The officer will work with farmers, landowners, contractors and volunteers to realise the scheme’s aspirations for moorland restoration, woodland creation, hedgerow restoration and natural flood management, delivered in partnership with organisations such as RSPB, Eden Rivers Trust, The Farmer Network and Natural England. The officer will work with the community to facilitate the grass roots wildlife survey, recording and small conservation/species recovery initiatives by recruiting and supporting volunteers, youth and education groups.

Applicants should hold a Degree or equivalent, in an environment, ecology or land management related subject OR substantial experience in relevant fields of study and work together with experience of providing 1:1 advice with farmers and land managers to achieve conservation objectives such as woodland creation, woodland management, hedgerow restoration and soil conservation.

Interviews are scheduled to be held via electronic means on Wednesday 15 July 2020.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Emma Wright,
Scheme Manager - North Pennines AONB Partnership on Tel: 01388 528801 Mob: 07769672557 or via email at ewright@northpenninesaonb.org.uk

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.

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

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 263154/264469/264086/266148 or email PESNCC@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.