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Logo: RSPBConservation Officer - Bowland
Reference: 7daZd-2
Location: Lancashire
Salary: 25,463 to 27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

 

We are seeking a Conservation Officer to work within our Forest of Bowland Priority Landscape They will be responsible for helping to deliver the work of RSPB's conservation team within the North West operational area, to ensure delivery of the relevant outcomes of RSPB's Saving Nature Strategy.

 

Conservation Officers have a key role in managing and delivering projects, in association with RSPB colleagues. This includes those led by RSPB and RSPB's delivery in wider partnerships, particularly within priority landscapes. The role has an important external element, building positive relationships with key partners and stakeholders so that our collective policies and messages are understood and furthered within and outwith the Forest of Bowland.

The role will help to deliver a work programme focused on the priority landscape, the AONB Management Plan, species and habitats. This will be achieved by deploying the appropriate conservation tools to ensure we achieve our conservation objectives. This may include site safeguard casework which may include compiling data and evidence reports on birds of prey, species recovery, land management advice, conservation projects and engagement in land use policy.

The post-holder will help to monitor and report on the work plan and to develop further work plans and/or project ideas. They will also be expected to contribute operational experience to RSPB's policy and advocacy work and contribute to the delivery of RSPB funding and communications objectives, particularly through communicating our conservation message.

Closing date: 17 October 2019
Interview date: 19 November 2019

 

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

No agencies please.

 

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