Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) South East

Assistant Farm Conservation Adviser

FWAG South East provides environmental advice to farmers and landowners on a wide range of agricultural and conservation issues. We are seeking applicants for two Assistant Farm Conservation Adviser positions, one to work for FWAG South East and the other to work for C J H Agri-environment Consultants Ltd, a FWAG South East partner.

Based within a commutable distance of Godalming in Surrey or Havant in Hampshire, with travel across the South-East region, you will have the opportunity of working with several of our Farm Conservation Advisers with the potential for some home working under supervision.

Applicants must have strong written and spoken communication skills, a keen eye for detail and an understanding of farming systems and environmental issues.

Working within a team of advisers the successful applicant will provide assistance to deliver a combination of project work, contract work and consultancy services.

This post will suit a highly motivated individual looking to develop a career in the farm wildlife conservation sector.

Initially the successful candidates will be employed on a 1-year contract, with the potential for extension and progression to permanent full adviser or partner.

Main Purpose of the Job

  • To assist with the delivery of independent, objective and professional environmental advice to farmers, landowners and land managers
  • To make contact with farmers over the phone to discuss relevant projects and services
  • Work with Farm Conservation Advisers to provide farm advice on project and consultancy work
  • To assist and support the wider team in delivery of Projects
  • To support the creation of newsletters, promotional material and organisation of events
  • To assist with office administration
  • Undertake habitat surveys, such as hedgerows, woodland and grassland
  • Support the development of FWAG South East’s work

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