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Logo: Allerdale Borough CouncilJob Title: Project Officer, Solway Coast AONB


Status: 30 hours per week- permanent

Location: AONB Offices, Silloth, Wigton, North Cumbria

Scale: Grade H (26,317 - 29,636 pro rata)


The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Team is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Project Officer to assist with the development and delivery of projects delivering aspects of the Solway Coast AONB Management Plan. As the successful candidate, you will be supporting key work helping to conserve and enhance the Solway, supporting its communities and encouraging people to enjoy and appreciate the landscape.


The post is a permanent, 30 hour week contract, based with the Solway Coast AONB offices in Silloth, 12 miles north of Wigton in North Cumbria, and employed by Allerdale Borough Council. As well as being part of the staff team, you will be working with a wide range of partner organisations and local communities. The post will involve delivering or helping to deliver projects; for example, establishing a new pathway, improving habitat for a protected species, thinking creatively to find a long term solution for a local landmark, working with schools and the public on an archaeological excavation or delivering a sustainable tourism initiative. You will also be expected to help to secure funding for the delivery of projects as well as assist with the preparation and monitoring of the AONB 5 year Management Plan.


Logo: Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyYou will have good experience and knowledge of nature conservation, the historic environment or designated landscapes. You will be an excellent communicator with a positive attitude, enthusiastic about the Solway and what it can offer.


For an informal chat about this post, please contact Naomi Hewitt on 016973 33055 and see www.solwaycoastaonb.org.uk for more information about the Solway Coast AONB.


The closing date for applications is 09 July 2019. Please see the Allerdale Website for the job description, application form and details on how to apply.  



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