Conservation Officer


£25,463 - £27,585 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: A3981118

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Tuesday, 20th November 2018   6 days left

Do you have a passion for finding solutions that enable sustainable land management; delivering nature conservation at a landscape scale set within a productive and vibrant countryside? We are seeking a highly-motivated individual with energy, enthusiasm and initiative to coordinate our work with partners, land managers and other stakeholders along the coasts and mountains of north Wales.

Conservation Officer
Reference number: A398118
Location: Gwynedd

Salary starting at: £25,463 - £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract: to 31 March 2020

We are looking for an individual who can communicate knowledgeably to a range of people and organisations, both in written and spoken forums; someone who can persuade and inspire while remaining accurate and evidence-based, and who has a passion for finding solutions and identifying win-wins for nature and people. 

You will have a good understanding of coastal, wetland and/or upland ecology as well as high levels of integrated conservation/land management knowledge, the ability to apply it appropriately and the skill to communicate it effectively. This knowledge and experience will enable an informed approach to support the improvement, restoration and creation of high quality habitat for priority species across connected landscapes. 

As part of a geographically dispersed team you will be resilient, resourceful, adaptable and practically minded, capable of delivering work to a high standard, often without direct supervision. Strong organisational, project management, prioritisation and team building/working skills will be second nature to you. 

If you think you have the skills, experience and passion needed to take forward nature conservation in north Wales, then we'd love to hear from you. 

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Closing date: 20 November 2018 


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the "More information about this vacancy" button to be directed to our website to download the Role Profile and Application Details.

Our job information pack and accompanying role profile (available on our website) tell you all about the key result areas and the skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A3981118 on your application. 

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