Environment Conservation Manager

Parkdean Resorts

Flexible location, with travel
£45,000 - £60,000 plus outstanding benefits

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


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

Closing date: Tuesday, 25th August 2020  

Customers and people are our heart and soul and we’re proud to be Creating Amazing Memories for holidaymakers, owners and team members every day.

As the UK’s largest Holiday Park Operator we have over 6,000 team members spanning over 67 locations, from the Highlands of Scotland to the sandy beaches of Cornwall.

As a growing business, we’re proud to offer progression opportunities and personal development support to help you reach your full potential. We’re passionate, vibrant people and always strive to offer the best holiday experience for our customers.

Environment Conservation Manager

Coordinate a UK wide structured policy on all environmental and conservation matters.

  • Head up Group strategy on all climate change matters and reduce the business impact on the environment
  • Research and implement renewable energy solutions
  • Involved in corporate change to all carbon foot print matters
  • Tree surveys and ancient woodland management including TPO and keep a database which can be utilised by architects for planning purposes to include tree planting and native species.
  • Owned beaches, managed in conjunction with such bodies as Natural England, National Trust and Scottish/Welsh equivalent.
  • Liaise with Marine Conservation and Surfers Against Sewage for beach cleaning, educational trips and awards.
  • Interpretation material within protected environments i.e.: SSSI, RAMSAR etc. to inform both public and guests of the importance of such sites, specifically bird roosting, wetland wildfowl feeding, and Dune conservation.
  • Recycling and ‘Save It’ schemes
  • Liaise with coastal path organisations, specifically in relation to the new proposals.
  • Burning management and certification
  • Increase in stewardship schemes to ensure the land we manage is done in accordance with policy and claim back any grants that are available
  • Bellamy program liaison and advancement and act in an advisory capacity to each Park, Bee management, hedgerow, water and wetland.
  • Manage the parks nature trails and associated activities.
  • To be involved in the farmers lease agreements
  • Flood policy and coastal erosion
  • Liaise with entertainment to create a ranger/conservation and nature conservation program
  • To manage PDR endangered species program i.e.: newts and toads
  • Footpath management and to have a data bank of responsibilities/works.
  • Specific project management in conjunction with the Wildlife Trust, RSPB, Bat Conservation trust etc.

    You will be...

    • Self-motivated individual with a pro-active approach and experience of working under pressure  and meeting tight deadlines. Problem solving, communication and good interpersonal skills are a  key requirement for this role.
    • Qualifications in environmental sustainability based topic, or equivalent
    • Knowledge and understanding of social media
    • Ability to monitor, report and analyse environmental KPI information and undertake environmental inspections to ensure where necessary corrective plans are successfully developed and implemented
    • Completed a number of ecology/conservation projects.
    • Proficient in MS office applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
    • Experience in communication with Local authorities on planning related matters
    • Good communication and organisational skills.
    • Understanding of the network within the UK conservation charities ie: Marine Conservation, Natural England etc
    • Positive, influential and resilient

    What can we offer you?

    • Competitive rates of pay
    • Discretionary bonus packages
    • Fantastic team environment
    • 25% discount on holidays for yourself, friends and family
    • Stand-by breaks available at a discounted rate
    • Full uniform provided where necessary
    • Full training

    To start Creating Amazing Memories with us, apply now!

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