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logo: Cornwall CouncilCountryside Officer


37 hours per week, Fixed Term

Location: Truro

Ref: 00000593


Cornwall Council has an exciting role available for an experienced Countryside Officer to provide advice to the environment and planning services as a 2 year secondment position.


With responsibilities extending over Cornwall Councilís broad Countryside asset base including, Public Rights of Way, Trails, Country Parks, Beach & Coastal areas, Heritage Site, South West Coast Path, Geohazards and Planning Advice matters relating to the Countryside. For advising on and applying technical and regulatory requirements and embracing the latest best practice techniques ensuring value for money and consistency in service provision across Cornwall.


As an expert on Countryside matters the post holder will work with the Countryside Manager, wider team and contractor to support the strategic management of the integrated environment service in Cornwall in the most environmentally sensitive and cost effective manner with due regard to the legislative requirements, regulatory control and locally determined policy and service standards.


This is a fixed term contract and may represent a suitable secondment opportunity for existing Cornwall Council employees. If you wish to be considered for a secondment, please obtain your managerís permission before applying.


This is a public/customer-facing role, where the statutory English language requirement for public sector workers applies


Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

The post holder must have a strong background in managing a range of countryside asset types, a sound understanding of relevant legislation and experience of applying this in practical situations. Direct experience of public rights of way management and legislation is also highly desirable alongside experience of managing landscapes via contractors within a Local Authority framework, to include contract monitoring and performance reporting.


You will need to demonstrate good computer literacy skills including experience of GIS.


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Closing date: 9th July 2018, Midnight

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