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Harrogate Borough Council

Farming in Protected Landscapes Project Assistant

Post Number: TP25

Grade: E Salary: £22,183 to £24,491 (pro rata)

Fixed term contract to 31 March 2024

Hours: 22 per week

This Position can be offered as a job share

Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is looking for an ambitious individual to help support delivery of the new Farming in Protected Landscapes grant programme across Nidderdale AONB.

Created by Defra, and managed by AONB and National Park teams, the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme will help farmers, land managers and others to deliver work on the farmed landscape under the themes of climate, nature, people and place.

This is an opportunity to get involved in farming and land management conservation in Nidderdale AONB. You should have some previous conservation experience, preferably in an uplands setting, and a strong desire to learn about farming and land management in protected landscapes. You will be articulate and organised, able to organise events and with the ability to work closely with farmers, land managers and other project partners.

You will support the Farming in Protected Landscape Officer to help deliver the programme by supporting farmers and land managers with their applications, promoting FiPL online, creating promotional materials, running events and helping to monitor and evaluate the programme.

You will be based at Nidderdale AONB’s office in Pateley Bridge where you will be part of a team who work on natural and cultural heritage projects with a wide range of partners. A full driving license and access to a car is essential.

For further information please contact Iain Mann, Nidderdale AONB Manager, via email at iain.mann@harrogate.gov.uk

Closing date for Applications: Wednesday 30 June

Interviews to be held on: Monday 12 July

Please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support Team if you need further assistance. If you are experiencing difficulty opening the link with your current web browser, please use an alternative to access the information.

Harrogate Borough Council requires all applicants to complete the council’s application form and attach their suitability statement and CV.

Harrogate Borough Council reserves the right to close vacancies before the closing date if a high volume of applications are received.

For further information and to apply, please click here

Closing Date: 30/06/2021  Location: Pateley Bridge

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