Planning - Conservation Officer

Surrey Wildlife Trust

Woking, Surrey
£25,000 fte

Paid • Part Time • Permanent 01483794477 Catherine Roberts

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 24th December 2018  

Conservation Officer, Planning
£25,000 fte per annum
c30 hours per week, some flexibility upwards potentially negotiable

Would you like to have a pivotal role in protecting Surrey’s wildlife and landscapes for future generations?

Do you have the passion, commitment and skills to work with us and our local authority partners to deliver this mission?

Surrey Wildlife Trust provide an Ecological Planning Advisory service to the Local Planning Authorities in Surrey. We currently have a vacancy for a Conservation Officer, Planning to work within the team providing ecological advice to Local Authority planning case officers on development proposals which could affect important species and habitats. These can range from single house schemes to large scale housing and infrastructure proposals.

Ecological qualifications are essential as are good communication skills; previous experience with planning issues and Local Authorities exposure would be an advantage.

For an application form and job profile please go to our website or contact Heather Lewis at

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 24th December 2018.

Interview date: 16th January 2019

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