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Logo: Natural Resources WalesAdvisor 2 Wales Coast Path Officer (South)

Location: Bridgend County Borough Council Offices, Bridgend

Grade & Salary: Grade 5 (29,243 rising to 32,411 over three years)

Post number: 201381

Type of contract: Permanent [seconded to Bridgend CBC]

Work pattern: 37 hours                                                   

Closing date: 4th September 2019

Interviews to take place when/where: 27th September 2019. Bridgend County Borough Council, Waterton Depot, Bridgend CF31 3YT


Role Purpose: To prepare Wales Coast Path (WCP) specialist/technical assessments and advice.  This will inform the preparation of NRW and Welsh Government policy, programmes, plans, strategies and guidance related to coastal paths and access.  You will work with other members of NRW, liaise with relevant operational staff and particularly engage directly with and co-ordinate partners and stakeholders in the management of the WCP. You will be the NRW lead for the [South] section of the Wales Coast Path based with Bridgend CBC.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of: Welsh, UK and EU legislation, related to outdoor access and recreation, long distance routes and public rights of way; also, Welsh, UK Government policy drivers relevant to the WCP, and the issues and opportunities in Wales. 
  • Experience of: specialist/technical analysis and interpreting a range of environmental, long distance route and outdoor access information and data; analysing large data sets; interpreting and applying relevant legislation including for PROW.
  • Competence in a range of IT software, specifically Geographic Information Systems and the suite of Microsoft Office software; working with/in: outdoor access & recreation sector, local authorities, landowners and managers; WCP national and regional groupings; representatives of outdoor/countryside organisations and voluntary bodies.
  • Working in a programme and project management environment with Project Management experience, and preferably qualifications.
  • Working towards professional membership or aspiration to become a professional member of a relevant institution (e.g. IPROW).
  • Share your knowledge and expertise to help solve problems, supporting all Heads of Business in EPP as required.


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