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Logo: Leicester City CouncilNature Conservation Officer


Location: City Hall 

Full Time, Permanent Post 


Job Purpose 


We are seeking to recruit a Nature Conservation Officer to work within the conservation team and alongside our Senior Nature Conservation Officer, in the councilís planning service.


The conservation team provides advice and guidance on all aspects of the natural and historic environment and is pro-active in protecting and enhancing the cityís natural assets and promoting biodiversity and nature conservation.


This post will provide specialist advice and guidance on all aspects of nature conservation across Leicester City Council services, monitoring sites, developing projects and promoting biodiversity. 


Requirements of the Post 


  • A degree in a biological science or considerable practical and theoretical experience in the field of biological sciences or nature conservation
  • An established track record in urban Nature Conservation work with considerable experience in Nature Conservation work within a planning framework, preferably in a local authority,
  • Experience in preparing, implementing and monitoring site management plans;
  • Experience in undertaking surveys, research and monitoring;
  • Experience in promoting Nature Conservation and Biodiversity;
  • Experience of producing correspondence and structured reports about complex or technical issues;
  • Excellent knowledge of national policy relating to nature conservation and a good working knowledge of urban ecology and biodiversity;


For an informal discussion please contact Annie Provan, Conservation Team Leader on 0116 454 2963.


For further information and to apply, please click here


Assessment and Interview Date: TBC


Closing Date: 4 June 2018 



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