Land Management Projects Officer

Hertfordshire County Council

Hertford, Hertfordshire
£23,866 pa progressing to £29,055 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: HCC11528

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 3rd February 2019  


Countryside and Rights of Way Service
Land Management Projects Officer
Hertford
Starting Salary: £23,866 pa progressing to £29,055 pa dependent on skills and experience
Full Time Hours, Permanent Contract

About you:

  • A full current driving licence is essential 
  • Demonstrable track record in the areas of countryside management, greenspace development or delivery of green infrastructure
  • Ability to secure funds, manage contractors and sell ideas  

About us:

We work in partnership with landowners and communities to manage our access network and develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife. We also provide opportunities for informal recreation through leading events and guided walks, promoting cycle routes linking towns and the countryside and devising site based leaflets and interpretation. Our current project portfolio includes a considerable range of work across a number of key sites and habitats including: woodland management at a range of scales, heathland restoration in Hertfordshire’s only NNR, chalk river restoration and developing old railway lines as non-motorised transport routes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing a professional land management advisory service to our partners 
  • Writing management plans for Green Flag Award winning greenspaces
  • Securing funds from external providers
  • Producing specifications, procuring works and managing delivery through contractors
  • Working collaboratively with our Access and Communities Teams to support a diverse portfolio of activity

In return we can offer you: 

  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Excellent career development potential
  • Salary exchange for additional benefits
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Occupational maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • A range of wellbeing and reward schemes

To find out more or discuss this stimulating, varied and worthwhile challenge, please visit:

Website - www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/cms
Facebook page - www.facebook.com/HertsCMS
Or call Lee Tyson on 01992 588433.

Closing date: 3 February 2019
Interview date: w.c. 11 February 2019

For further details and to apply, please click here.


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