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Exmoor National Park Authority

Access & Recreation Project Officer (FTC)

Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset

The Organisation

Exmoor National Park Authority manages a unique and beautiful part of the country.

We’re now looking for an Access & Recreation Project Officer to join our team on two year fixed contract and we are happy to consider either full-time or part-time options.

The Benefits

- Salary of £26,446 to £30,095 per annum (pro rata for part time)
- Government pension
- Paid sickness leave
- 29 days’ holiday per annum, plus entitlement for Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)

So, if you want to help us make sure that Exmoor continues to be popular, sustainable and supports the local economy, we want to hear from you!

The Role

As an Access and Recreation Project Officer, you will lead on delivery of infrastructure projects, and feasibility studies for Access and Recreation assets within and around Exmoor National Park, working closely with our Access and Recreation Team and other colleagues.

You may be required to develop technical documents, such as surveys and strategies, making use of internal and external support.

Your communication skills will be a key requirement as you will need to liaise with colleagues, land managers, communities and external organisations.

There are a variety of other duties that may be required so flexibility and an ability to adapt to a variety of work tasks will be important.

Additionally, you will:

- Complete planning applications and obtain other permissions
- Organise surveys, studies and design work
- Supervise design, fundraising, procurement and contract management

About You

To be considered as an Access & Recreation Project Officer, you will need:

- Experience and knowledge in the practical application of public rights of way legislation
- Supervisory experience, directing consultants and contractors
- An understanding of construction techniques, design and safe working practices in relation to access infrastructure
- Excellent project management skills
- Proficiency in IT
- A degree in a relevant subject and/or a relevant post-graduate certificate
- A full, valid driving licence

The closing date for this role is 20th July 2022.

So, if you want to make a difference to the landscape of our National Park as an Access & Recreation Project Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


Closing Date: 20/07/2022  Location: Dulverton

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