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Conservation Officer

2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Full-time 35 hours per week

19,508.77 per annum

 

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust protects and enhances the wildlife and wild places of Staffordshire and promotes understanding, enjoyment and involvement in the natural world.

 

Natural Flood Management (NFM) uses natural processes to help reduce the risk of flooding to people, properties and infrastructure whilst Rural Sustainable Drainage Systems are tools that help maintain and manage the provision of good water quality in addition to creating new wetland habitats.

 

Local Wildlife Sites (LWSs) are the best remaining examples of semi-natural habitats in the county. These sites receive no statutory protection and their maintenance depends on sympathetic management by landowners.

 

The Officer will be responsible for developing and delivering water quality improvement and habitat restoration, creation and management projects on private landholdings within strategic areas of Staffordshire.

 

In addition to this, the Officer will assist with the delivery of the Wildlife Sites project which has a rolling program of surveying LWSs.

 

 

Living Floodplains Officer (Maternity Cover)

Temporary Contract: 12-18 months (to be confirmed)

Full-time 35 hours per week

19,508.77 - 21,434.83 per annum (depending on experience)

 

Transforming the Trent Valley is a Landscape Partnership Scheme lead by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, partnered by a diverse range of statutory and voluntary organisations and quarry operators and supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

 

We are looking to temporarily fill the following role: Living Floodplains Officer (Maternity Cover):

 

The post holder is responsible for the co-ordination and supervision of on-the-ground delivery of a number of projects on sites across the Transforming the Trent Valley scheme area throughout Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

 

This role will work closely with the partnership manager and project partners to deliver biodiversity enhancements throughout the project area focusing on the creation and restoration of Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) habitats and Habitats of Principal Importance. This post is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

  

 

For more information about the two posts and to request an application pack contact Staffordshire Wildlife Trust on jobs@staffs-wildlife.org.uk or visit our website

 

Closing date: 9 am Friday 6th September 2019

Interview date for Living Floodplains Officer: Thursday 12th September 2019

Interview date for Conservation Officer: Friday 13th September 2019

 

 

 

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