Job term: Full Time
Appointment type: Permanent
£29,184 to £32,389 – Plus market leading benefits package (see below)
We’re looking for an Ash Dieback Recovery Officer to join our Trees and Woodlands team within Derbyshire County Council’s Countryside Service.
Ash Dieback Disease is predicted to have significant landscape and ecological impact across Derbyshire in the next two decades. Mitigating the loss of ash trees has been identified as a priority within the County Council’s Ash Dieback Action Plan.
The role of the Ash Dieback Recovery Officer will be to identify woodland and non-woodland habitats within the Council’s own land portfolio and wider county that are at the greatest risk from the disease and develop management plans to maintain public safety and landscape character whilst minimising impacts on biodiversity.
This post will also act as advisor and enabler to partner organisations, landowners and members of the public for wider woodland management issues and work closely with the Million Trees Officer to facilitate new tree planting and woodland creation initiatives.
If you’re passionate about the natural environment and looking to join an experienced, supportive and dynamic team, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to be part of something that will really make a difference.
In this role you will:
This list is not exhaustive, please do take a look at our comprehensive job profile for more detail.
We're looking for people who:
What we offer you:
Our Woodlands team is contractually based in Matlock, Derbyshire, but as part of our Modern Ways of Working programme we are currently working on a hybrid basis. There'll be an opportunity to discuss future working arrangements at interview.
We're also recruiting to other roles in our Countryside Team, for more information on these vacancies and the wonderful work we do simply visit; www.derbyshire.gov.uk/countrysidejobs
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Ruth Baker email@example.com
Provisional Interview Date: 14 July 2022
Closing Date: 3 July 2022
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Closing Date: 03/07/2022 Location: Matlock/Hybrid