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Logo: Somerset Wildlife TrustSomerset Environmental Records Centre Manager (SERC)
Salary: £27,317 - 33,619 plus employer pension contribution of 7%
37.5 hours per week
Based in Taunton


Do you have experience of collating data and providing evidence to enable decision-making that achieves positive biodiversity outcomes? Do you have experience of achieving successful outcomes for biodiversity, working within local and national planning and policy frameworks, the application of Net Gain and biodiversity offsetting? If so, we'd love to hear from you!


This post brings together ecological monitoring, data and landscape-scale conservation science to define the direction of the Trustís conservation work, aiming to restore nature at a landscape scale. A member of the Senior Leadership Team, the postholder will oversee the development of programmes that create a coherent and resilient ecological network across Somerset and provide the technical ecological lead across the Trust including the achievement of positive biodiversity outcomes through the planning process.


About Somerset Environmental Records Centre (SERC) 


  • For over 20 years SERC has been the focal organisation for holding data on wildlife sightings, types of environments and geological information for Somerset. Set up in 1986 as a joint venture between Somerset Wildlife Trust and Somerset County Council, the Records Centre is a partnership organisation based within the Trust.


  • SERC is a member of the Association of Local Environmental Records Centres and has close links to the National Biodiversity Network, and the National Federation of Biological Recorders. SERC is hosted by Somerset Wildlife Trust who, together with our partner organisations, guide the development of the Records Centre through an Executive Group.  


Deadline for applications: Thursday 17 October, 5pm Ė previous applicants need not apply.
Interviews: Monday 28 October.


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