Snowdonia National Park Authority protects the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Snowdonia National Park. Covering 823 miles of diverse landscape, the Park is home to over 26,000 people, the highest mountain in Wales and England and the largest natural lake in Wales.
We are now looking for a Natural Resources and Agriculture Officer to join us on a permanent, full-time basis.
- A salary of £28,226 - £33,486 depending on experience
- The opportunity to work in one of Wales’ most stunning National Parks
- Directly contributing to promoting sustainable practices
As a Natural Resources and Agriculture Officer, you will develop and deliver new and existing projects and programmes that contribute to the purpose of our National Park.
You will identify opportunities for new projects that focus on natural resource management, proactively seeking new funding streams for project delivery.
Engaging with local farmers and land managers, you will promote sustainable land management practices, as well as sharing this knowledge within our organisation.
Additionally, you will:
- Manage project budgets
- Assess the efficacy of agricultural and land use schemes
- Respond to public consultation documents
To be considered as a Natural Resources and Agriculture Officer, you will need:
- Experience of sustainable habitat management and agricultural land management
- Knowledge of land and habitat management legislation and policies affecting Snowdonia
- The ability to apply and deliver grant applications
- Strong project management and delivery skills
- Computer literacy and knowledge of MS Office
- The ability to communicate in both Welsh and English
- A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and relevant postgraduate experience
- A full, valid driving licence, and access to your own vehicle
Ideally, you will have experience of project management, using GIS systems and an understanding of the Planning system and processes.
Knowledge of licencing arrangements for protected species would be advantageous, as would an understanding of climate change and its effect on Land Management patterns in Snowdonia.
Applications for this position close on 15th August 2022.
Other organisations might call this role Conservation Project Officer, Land Management Project Officer, Natural Resource Policy Officer, Natural Resources, or Programme Officer.
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Closing Date: 15/08/2022 Location: Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd