Conservation Officer (Environmental Land Management Schemes)

North Pennines AONB Partnership

Stanhope, County Durham
£30,507 - £33,799 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Monday, 6th January 2020  

An opportunity has arisen for a Conservation Officer to co-ordinate the delivery of a DEFRA-funded ‘Tests and Trials’ project which aims to lay the foundations for a new Environmental Land Management system which supports Nature Recovery and other Ecosystem Services in the North Pennines. The Test will involve working collaboratively with farmers and land managers in the co-design of simple land management plans, rooted in the AONB Management Plan.

Applicants should hold a degree or equivalent, in ecology, environment, biological sciences, land management, or related subject. Your significant experience will include successful working on biodiversity projects. An ability to develop partnerships and co-operation between organisations and individuals along with the ability to undertake work with farming communities is essential.

Grade 10 £30,507 to £33,799.

For further information about the post, please contact Andy Lees, Programme Development Manager on tele. no. 01388 528 801 or email

For further details and to apply please click here.

Closing date: 6th January 2020

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Monday 13 January 2020 in the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s offices in Stanhope

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