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Exmoor National Park

Future Landscapes Officer

Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset

About Us

Exmoor National Park Authority manages a unique and beautiful part of the country that has been shaped by nature and people over thousands of years.

Our vision is to ensure Exmoor National Park has a thriving living landscape and is a place where people can enjoy and benefit from Exmoor’s special qualities and sustainable communities. Our Conservation Team play a key role in the achievement of this vision.

We are now looking for a Future Landscapes Officer to join the Conservation Team and help us to deliver our ambitions for this unique part of the UK.

The Benefits

  • Salary of £30,451 - £34,728 per annum
  • Government pension
  • Flexible working
  • Family friendly schemes
  • Paid sickness leave
  • Social events
  • 29 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays

The Role

As a Future Landscapes Officer, you will develop and implement major landscape scale projects and programmes to help achieve National Park purposes, with a particular focus on nature recovery and climate change mitigation.

Acting as the Authority’s landscape specialist, you will deliver a range landscape projects that will bring about positive change whilst balancing the special qualities of our National Park.

About You

To join us as a Future Landscapes Officer, you will need:

  • Extensive experience of developing and delivering environmental improvement projects with multiple partners and stakeholders
  • Experience of working within an ecological discipline and extensive knowledge of issues affecting the natural environment
  • The ability to both lead and work on projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team, from inception to delivery
  • Strong IT skills, including proficiency in GIS, spreadsheets, databases, website content management systems and other common software packages
  • A degree (or equivalent) in Landscape Design
  • Chartered membership of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
  • A full driving licence

Other organisations may call this role Environmental Project Manager, Landscapes Project Manager, Landscapes Officer, Conservation Officer, Landscape Conservation Officer, or Nature Recovery Project Manager.

The closing date for applications is the 29th April 2021. Interviews are scheduled to be held on the 7th May 2021.

Working hours: 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday (occasional evening or weekend working may be required)

Apply here 

Closing Date: 29/04/2021  Location: Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset

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