Peatland Project Support Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/07/2019 23:59
Grade 9 £27,905 to £31,371
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Employment Location:
AONB Offices, Stanhope
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Closing date:
1 Jul
Further Information

Temporary until 30/09/2020

An opportunity has arisen for a Peatland Project Support Officer to work on the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s Peatland Programme team in a supportive role to the Field Officer. The post holder will be able negotiate with landowners, keepers and agents access for restoration work.

To survey and develop specifications for peatland restoration contracts and to supervise and manage peatland restoration contractors.

Applicants should be educated to degree level in a nature conservation or a related field or equivalent together with experience of working with landowners, farmers and/or gamekeepers.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Paul Leadbitter on 01388 528801 or via email at paul.leadbitter@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 8 July 2019 at Stanhope.

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.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268153 / 264223 or email hrreal@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.

Permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.