Sectors: conservation & wildlife
Closing date: Thursday, 30th June 2022 1 day left
At South West Water we believe that the strongest businesses are built on solid, stable foundations - with a vision and a culture that gives them the freedom to change, improve and innovate.
We’re proud to be responsible for providing reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services for the beautiful South West area. And we have huge ambitions.
Not only are we committed to reaching net-zero by 2030, but we’ve also partnered with wildlife charities, National Parks and local partners to help ensure a better future for generations to come.
So, if you want to be part of a diverse team where opportunities flow and fresh ideas are welcomed, #JustAddWater.
Do you have experience in land management and archaeological field surveying? Do you want to work for the South Wests largest employer?
On behalf of the South West Peatland Partnership, South West Water are delighted that we have successfully secured funding from Natural England’s Nature for Climate Peatlands Restoration scheme which is made up of regional and local organisations to restore 2,634 hectares of damaged peatland in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, saving a total of 652,625 tonnes of CO2 equivalent. As we move into this exciting new phase, you’ll be joining us as we enter a time of innovation, creativity and vision. This is a tremendous opportunity and the projects you will be working on can only add value and help preserve the future of our natural environment.
We currently have an opportunity available for a Historic Environment Officer to join our team working in Okehampton or Cornwall Council offices, with a hybrid working arrangement. You will join us on a full-time, fixed term contract until 2025, and in return, you will receive a salary of £28,000 - £30,000 per annum plus benefits.
About the role:
As part of the team, you will play an integral role by working on restoration plans and ensuring that significant archaeology has been identified, mitigation is embedded accordingly, and the compilation of these plans are met within the strict timelines set. You will be providing specialist advice and guidance to stakeholders to ensure the historic environment is valued and help enhance our understanding on the restoration sites. Using your strong communication and diplomatic skills, you will work with a variety of stakeholders to negotiate over the future management of their land and act as the lead point of contact for all contractors.
What you’ll be doing:
Restoration Plans, ensuring that significant archaeology has been identified and mitigation is embedded as appropriate and compilation of these plans to strict timelines based on field survey, desk-based analysis and in collaboration with the SWPP Restoration Manager , Mires Team and Cornwall Council.
What we are looking for:
What's in it for you:
We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We’re one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition.
In return, we offer an excellent range of benefits including:
Closing Date: Thursday 30th June
Please note, interviews for this role will be on Thursday 14th July 2022. When applying for this role, please ensure that you are able to attend an interview on the above date.
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