Conservation Support Officer (Trees and Woodlands)

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Grassington, North Yorkshire
£15,807 - £20,661 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract 01969 652331 Hannah Clarke

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Tuesday, 29th May 2018   2 days left

The Yorkshire Dales has some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Britain. For many, they are also a unique way of life. Our job is to maintain the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Dales and promote wider understanding and greater enjoyment of this irreplaceable treasure.

This is a temporary role to provide maternity cover and the post will provide mainly administrative support to the Authority’s Trees and Woodlands Team whose role is to conserve, enhance and raise awareness of the trees and woodlands of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

You will be educated to a Higher National Certificate/Diploma or equivalent in a discipline related to environmental conservation and will preferably have some experience of working within an environmental conservation environment. The post has a strong administrative role and therefore requires good administrative skills including data collection, file maintenance and management and IT skills. Knowledge of GIS, especially QGIS, would be an advantage.

If you feel as though you meet these requirements we would like to hear from you.

Application forms and further information are available on the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority website at, they can also be obtained by e-mail from, or on 0300 456 0030.

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 29 May 2018

Anticipated Interview Date: Monday 4 June 2018.

Successful applicant to start as soon as possible.

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