Trainee Projects Officer Land Management

Hertfordshire County Council

£20,903 progressing to £25,481 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Tuesday, 18th May 2021  

An exciting opportunity has become available for a recent environmental graduate to join our successful Countryside Management Team. By joining us you will gain valuable experience, working in an interesting and varied role and will receive support to develop your portfolio of skills and experience in a dynamic, supportive environment.

About you:

  • Graduate calibre candidate looking to develop expertise and competence in land management
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to a career in countryside management, greenspace development or delivery of green infrastructure
  • Able to work in an organised and professional manner, assimilate information from more experienced colleagues and develop skills quickly to make a meaningful contribution
  • Excellent IT literacy skills
  • Access to a vehicle and ability to travel across the county is essential

About us:

We work in partnership with landowners, communities and other local authorities to develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife and to manage our access network. 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. We also provide opportunities for informal recreation through leading events and guided walks, promoting routes linking towns and the countryside and devising site-based leaflets and interpretation.

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

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Apply now online at quoting reference HCC

Closing Date: 18th April 2021

Interview Date: W/C 3rd May 2021

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Andrew Taylor on 01992 556063.

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