Biodiversity Officer

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent
£23,080 - £25,991 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: BG01057

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Thursday, 3rd December 2020   4 days left


Title: Biodiversity Officer
Location: Civic Centre Ebbw Vale
Directorate: Community Services and Regeneration
Position No: BG01057
Salary: Grade Scale 5 (£23,080 - £25,991 per annum)
Hours: 37
Contract: 2 year Fixed Term, extension subject to funding

Job Summary

The post is responsible for supporting the professional nature conservation service both within the Council and externally, helping to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and policy.

Supporting the management and delivery of funded projects, for example Welsh Government Enabling Natural Resources and Well-being and delivering the Service Level Agreement for Schools across the County Borough.

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An exciting and fulfilling opportunity is offered to a suitable candidate in supporting Blaenau Gwent’s Natural Environment Team in its responsibility for protecting and enhancing biodiversity within the County Borough.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Biodiversity Officer to join our team to promote knowledge and understanding of biodiversity through the school’s curriculum and delivering an existing Service Level Agreement.

This exciting role will require experience of working within schools developing programmes and delivering practical actions within the school’s environment; making the natural world fun and engaging as part of a meaningful learning experience.

You will be experienced in working with local community with good knowledge of the benefits of the natural environment. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate a collaborative approach to working with a range of partner organisations including NRW, neighbouring Local Authorities, third sector organisations and community groups as well as internal departments.

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date: 3rd December 2020 – 12:00am, midnight
Interview Date: 14th December 2020

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