Wyre Landscape Farming & Woodland Advisor

Butterfly Conservation

£23,714 - £27,397 pa

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

butterfly-conservation.org hr@butterfly-conservation.org 01929 400209 Human Resources

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Thursday, 30 November 2017

Butterfly Conservation is a leading wildlife charity working to conserve butterflies, moths and the environment. We currently have the following new opportunity to join our landscape-scale conservation work:

Wyre Landscape Farming and Woodland Advisor (Part-time, 0.6FTE)

3 Year Fixed Term Contract

Salary £23,714- £27,397 pa (pro-rata) dependent on experience, plus 5% pension contribution

Could you be the person to help land managers improve habitats in farmland and woodland across the stunning Wyre Forest landscape?

With funding from Natural England and the Woodland Trust, you will be responsible for delivering a programme of habitat creation, restoration and resource protection and improving conditions for threatened butterflies including the Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Wood White.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, with experience of working with land managers and able to provide advice and support on practical habitat management alongside the Wyre Forest Facilitation Group. You will have experience of agri-environment schemes and a broad understanding of conservation issues, as well as the ecological skills necessary to identify appropriate restoration opportunities and provide the technical advice to put them into practice. This exciting opportunity will put you at the heart of a thriving partnership working to restore and enhance the magnificent Wyre landscape.

Closing date for applications: noon on Thursday 30 November 2017

Interviews will be held on Friday 8 December 2017

Download an application pack at: www.butterfly-conservation.org

call 01929 400209 or email HR@butterfly-conservation.org

Butterfly Conservation - Company limited by guarantee, registered in England (2206468)

Registered office: Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5QP

Charity registered in England & Wales (254937) and in Scotland (SCO39268)

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