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We currently have a vacancy for a Lead Countryside & Woodland Advisor.

This role will be based in Bradford/Leeds and remote working in line with our flexible working conditions.

Salary £36,026 - £45,453 , car allowance,  quarterly bonus, pension, 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, subsidised gym & restaurant.


Yorkshire Water is seeking to maintain and develop further its reputation as a leader in recreation for its customers as part of its Land Strategy. Yorkshire Water has over 50,000 acres in 3 National Parks, stretching from Sheffield to Northallerton and the Pennine Moors to the Yorkshire coast. The estate includes moorland, woodland, footpaths, car parks and reservoirs where much of the land is either tenanted or operational. Here we offer a diverse and interesting range of activities, and biodiverse habitats to our visitors, many of whom are Yorkshire Water customers. Within our recreational estate we have many innovative and exciting initiatives such as the planting of One Million Trees across our estate, the use of the emerging and innovative Six Capitals appraisal approach, the management of our woodlands to UKWAS4, timber harvesting, the award winning Tophill Low Nature Reserve that have led to visitor satisfaction levels independently surveyed at 99% positive.


We are seeking an experienced person who can manage the Company’s recreational and access duties and responsibilities under the Water Industry Act. You will lead and manage teams as required and oversee a works programme and budget, public safety on Yorkshire Water land, and the woodland estate. You will need to both meet the requirements of the Recreational Strategy and the other policies, strategies and practices embedded within the Company as well as support the development of these. You will need to maintain positive relationships with stakeholders, customers, service partners and other teams within Yorkshire Water for positive media coverage and company reputation.


What's in it for you? Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.


If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please email your CV to tom.grace@yorkshirewater.co.uk - Talent Acquisition Specialist 07790 615707.


Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.


Company Information: Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this. We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect. Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire's water flowing. We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning ahead to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always.


Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.  


Closing Date: 12th May 2019    




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