Projects Officer - Land Management

Hertfordshire County Council

£23,080 pa progressing to £30,451 pa dependent on skills & experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Sunday, 4th July 2021  

Job Title: Projects Officer - Land Management
Location: Hertford
Salary Range: £23,080 pa progressing to £30,451 pa dependent on skills & experience
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

Job Duties:

We are looking for a further three experienced individuals to join our growing land management advisory team. Applications demonstrating previous experience of working with farmers and landowners or delivery of agri-environment schemes would be especially welcomed.

Our ambitious Sustainable Hertfordshire Strategy has committed the authority to improving biodiversity across the county by 20% by 2050, starting with our own land by 2030. This is your opportunity to join our Countryside & Rights of Way Service, playing a vital role in making these challenging targets a reality.

Through collaborative working with internal and external partners, we aim to identify and deliver changes in the ways that we collectively manage our land for wildlife and our residents at a landscape scale.

About you:

  • A full current driving licence is essential
  • Demonstrable track record in the areas of countryside management, greenspace development or delivery of green infrastructure

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing a professional advisory service to a range of land managers
  • Writing management plans and proposals for ecological improvements
  • Securing funds from external providers
  • Producing specifications, procuring works and managing delivery through contractors
  • Working collaboratively with our Access and Communities Teams to support a diverse portfolio of activity

Closing Date: 4 July 2021
Interview Date: w.c.19 July 2021

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