Conservation Officer (Bedfordshire)

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Salary: £23,862.50 per annum
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Priory Country Park, Barkers Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 9DJ
The Conservation Officer takes a leading role within the Wider Countryside Team in delivering advocacy and advisory work, particularly in relation to the Trust’s Wildlife Site work and in support of Wildlife Trust Living Landscape schemes, including delivery of specific wider countryside conservation projects.

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The Conservation Officer will coordinate and deliver survey, monitoring and advisory work on Wildlife Sites and whole farms, in particular in relation to Living Landscape areas. The officer will work in close collaboration with our partners to maintain a strong and active Wildlife Site system.

You will organise and help deliver in collaboration with colleagues and our partners biodiversity conservation projects in Bedfordshire including three active projects on Himalayan Balsam, Water Voles and Slow Worms.  You will be proactive in identifying opportunities for new projects and sources of funding that contribute to our Living Landscape areas and meet the organisation’s priorities. 

You will have previous experience of delivering advisory and practical habitat management work, habitat surveys and monitoring and delivering projects. 

The post is full time (37.5 a week) and permanent.  

Closing Time: 10th March 2019, 5pm. 

Conservation Officer Beds Job Description

Application Form Cons Officer Beds Feb 2019