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logo: Natural Resources WalesSpecies Officer x2

Location: Operations South Offices with a preference for Rivers House, St Mellons or Maes Newydd, Llandarcy.

Post Number: 102245 & 101333

Contract type: FTA until 31 March 2019

Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours a week.

Grade / Salary: 5  - £28,497.00

Application closing date: 26 November 2018


Job Purpose:

This job is to help and sustain the natural heritage of Wales. You will do this by contributing to the delivery of NRW’s responsibilities and duties for protected species.


Job Specific Criteria:

Essential criteria

  • A degree or equivalent in a relevant environmental subject and minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of the ecology and conservation of, and approaches to mitigation suitable for the range of species protected by wildlife legislation and a working knowledge of relevant legislation and its application.
  • Good written and spoken communication and presentational skills, with the ability to write clearly for a wide range of target audiences.
  • The ability to negotiate and work with a wide range of people, including landowners, partner organisations and the public.
  • Show initiative and be enterprising but also demonstrate the ability to work effectively in team/ collaborative situations.
  • The ability to currently and legally drive a car in the UK.


Welsh Language Requirements:

Due consideration has been given to the Welsh language requirements for the post. Taking this into consideration the Welsh language skills required for the post are at: 

It is desirable for the successful candidate to have Welsh language skills at Level 3 – The ability to communicate with confidence in Welsh in some work situations.  It will be essential that all candidates have Welsh language skills at Level 1 – The ability to use basic Welsh conversational phrases (eg “bore da” – “good morning”) and pronounce Welsh place names correctly


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