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Logo: Wychavon District CouncilWildlife Sites Project Officer

Part Time - 30 hours per week

27,358 - 30,756 pro rata per annum


Wychavon district in Worcestershire is rich in natural heritage interest. Our joint Heritage Services team (with Malvern Hills District Council) works hard to safeguard and enhance our natural and historic environment across our diverse towns, villages and landscapes.


This role embraces a wide variety of wildlife and habitat related project work; managing and maintaining wildlife and countryside access sites across the Wychavon area, supporting and developing volunteering opportunities, working with partners to deliver across a range of internal and external projects and seeking funding to develop new initiatives. The role would suit somebody who enjoys working outdoors, with people across the whole age range, to deliver results on the ground.


You should be educated to higher education level (Degree, diploma) with qualifications appropriate to experience. You should have access to a vehicle and be able to work independently within an open countryside context. As the role will involve you in significant community engagement activities and events you must be able to work flexibly including occasional evenings and weekends.


The role would suit somebody with significant experience in either environmental education, community engagement, working with volunteers, generating external funding and programme management or event co-ordination or able to demonstrate broader experience across these areas.


You must be a versatile project manager and be familiar with a range of project administration, monitoring and reporting tools and techniques and knowledge of and experience in applying for, delivering against and submitting claims for agri-environment schemes would be strongly beneficial.


For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jim Burgin, Heritage Manager on 01386 565366 or email jim.burgin@wychavon.gov.uk


Closing Date: 13 May 2018

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