Nature Recovery and Farm Advisory Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/06/2021 23:59
£28,672 - 32,234
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
29 Jun
Further Information

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Role
The Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership is looking for a full-time Nature Recovery and Farm Advisory Officer to develop and deliver a Nature Recovery Plan for the AONB and to work on the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme. Created by Defra, and managed by AONB and National Park teams, The programme will help farmers, land managers and others to deliver work on the farmed landscape under the themes of climate, nature, people and place. You will provide advice and guidance to applicants/potential applicants and support a panel created to judge applications. Working in partnership with a broad range of individuals and organisations you will develop a nature recovery plan for the AONB and lead on all aspects of the natural environment for the AONB team and partnership. You will need to have a HND or an equivalent qualification together with considerable experience of working with farmers and land managers, a good knowledge of nature conservation/land management and access issues and familiarity with current agri-environment policy.

We are offering:
A starting salary of £28,672 - £32,234 (Band 7)
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Iain Robson, AONB Manager on 07774 715744 for an informal discussion.

To view the AONB website please go to www.northumberlandcoastaonb.org

Interviews will be held w/c 5 July 2021

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.