Fellfoot Forward Landscape Partnership Scheme – Environment Officer

North Pennines AONB Partnership

Stanhope, County Durham
£29,323 - £32,486 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Wednesday, 31st January 2018  

Fellfoot Forward Landscape Partnership Scheme – Environment Officer

An opportunity has arisen for a part time Environment Officer to support the development of the Fellfoot Forward Landscape Partnership Scheme in Cumbria, on behalf of the North Pennines AONB Partnership for a period of 18 months. It is envisaged that should further funding be secured, that the post holder’s contract be extended.

The successful applicant will be expected:-

  • To lead on elements of the Scheme relating to conservation of the natural environment, farming and land management, and to support work relating to heritage access and interpretation.
  • To liaise with land managers and to supervise such contractors as may be appointed to develop specific projects within the officer’s main areas of responsibility. To liaise with existing volunteers and community groups.
  • To establish and maintain close links with project partners

Applicants should hold a degree or equivalent in an environment, ecology or land management related subject and have significant experience of successful working on multi-partner project development and management relating to the conservation of natural beauty, with an emphasis on riparian, woodland or soil conservation or flood management.

Grade 10 £29,323 to £32,486 pro rata (15 hours p/w)

To apply please visit our website and apply before the 31st January 2018

Interviews are scheduled to be held on 20th February in the Fellfoot Forward scheme area.

Please mention environmentjob.co.uk when responding to this ad.