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North York Moors National Park Authority

Project Officer (Ecology and Land Management) – Linking Levisham

Project Officer (Ecology and Land Management) – Linking Levisham
Pickering or Helmsley, North Yorkshire (fixed term contract to 31 March 2026 with potential for extension)

About Us

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with breath-taking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

Linking Levisham is an ambitious, multi-partner Landscape Recovery Project at the heart of the North York Moors National Park. It will showcase landscape recovery in the spectacular, working North York Moors landscape, balancing nature recovery, farming and archaeological and geological interests for diverse audiences to experience.

We are now seeking a Project Officer to join our team on a full-time basis, working 37 hours per week.

The Benefits

- Salary of £30,296 - £33,024 per annum
- Up to 30 days’ annual leave, plus public holidays
- Local Government Pension Scheme

This is an incredible opportunity for an ecology or environmental land management professional to join our committed organisation.

You’ll have the chance to support our ambitious landscape recovery project, nestled in the heart of the breathtaking North York Moors National Park, playing a vital role in enhancing nature recovery and climate resilience.

So, if you want to join a team dedicated to leaving a positive lasting impact on both the environment and local communities, we want to hear from you!

The Role

As a Project Officer, you will deliver key ecology and land management components of our Linking Levisham Project.

Co-ordinating the collection and analysis of ecological and land management data, you will create a detailed baseline of the project area.

You will also work with the Engagement Project Officer on specialist farmer and land manager engagement and develop a Citizen Science Programme.

Additionally, you will:

- Commission and co-ordinate feasibility studies
- Lead the development of the project’s adaptive land management plans
- Co-ordinate the development of the project’s adaptive monitoring and evaluation plan

About You

To be considered as a Project Officer, you will need:

- Experience of ecology and/or environmental land management
- Experience of delivery and contract supervision of ecological and/or environmental fieldwork and operations
- Knowledge of the statutory basis for environmental management
- A full, valid driving licence

The closing date for this role is Friday 19th April 2024.


Closing Date: 19/04/2024  Location: Pickering or Helmsley, North Yorkshire

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