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Logo: Natural Resources WalesTechnical Specialist, Conservation


Team: Conservation & Fisheries Technical Support

Location: Maes y Ffynnon, Bangor

Post Number: 102954

Grade: 6 - £32,090

Contract type: 12 Months

Work Pattern: Full-time (37 hours)

Closing Date: 30 April 2018


Job Purpose:


This job helps to develop and sustain Wales’ natural heritage in the context of Sustainable Management of Natural Resources. You will do this by working with colleagues and internal and external partners, often in challenging situations, to conserve wildlife and landscape, by managing special sites, providing responses to casework consultations as a local expert, and providing other ecological professional advice relating to important habitats and protected species.


Job Specific Criteria:


  • Education to degree level or equivalent in a biological/environmental scientific subject [essential].
  • Membership of a relevant professional body or working towards membership [desirable]
  • Proven field skills including:
    • Plant identification
    • Identification of habitat and species features
    • Evaluation of the conservation status of features and sites
    • Setting conservation objectives
    • Management planning and implementation
    • Survey and monitoring
  • Strong and effective self-management, organisational and project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and liaison skills at all levels, especially relating to landowners, farmers, other land interests and organisations. The ability to write clear, concise documents and give presentations to a wider range of audience.
  • The ability to use IT applications, including GIS, databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Knowledge and experience of the application of legislation relating to nature conservation; landscape; outdoor access and recreation; farming and forestry; in a Welsh context.


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