Peat Project Officer

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Skipton, North Yorkshire
£26,200 plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution

Paid • Full Time • Permanent Cathryn

Reference: 17.6.147

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, carbon, climate & energy, ecology

Closing date: Friday, 21st August 2020  

Do you Love Yorkshire, Love Wildlife? Are you as committed as we are to creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone?

We are looking for a Peat Project Officer who will be a key part of our dynamic Peatland Team. This post will include a variety of activities consisting of surveying damaged peatlands; liaising with landowners and managers; media communications and interviews; developing tenders and coordinating and overseeing contracts for peatland restoration; and running awareness projects.

As well as being passionate and enthusiastic about our mission to secure Living Landscapes and Living Seas, you will have practical experience of GIS software as well as experience of land management for nature conservation and peatland ecology and management. You will have excellent communication skills to engage with a wide range of audiences and have a keen interest in peatland restoration. This post will be based at our Skipton Office in the longer term but will be temporarily based at home.

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Please note we don’t accept CVs

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms and accompanying equal opportunities monitoring form is 9am Friday 21 August 2020. Please note that applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered

Closing date: 9am Friday 21 August 2020 
Interviews: Friday 4 September 2020

We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want our people to flourish, just like nature.

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YWT Company 409650; Charity no. 210807.

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