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Peak District National Park Authority

Farming in Protected Landscapes Engagement Officer


37 hours per week (Part time may be available)

£27,852 to £29,439 pro rata per annum pay review pending please see below*
Closing date Sunday 4th June 2023

*The Authority is currently reviewing it's pay strategy. The salary for this post is proposed to be £28,371 to £33,820. We are also expecting an annual pay award for 2023/24 to be negotiated and this will be applied and backdated to the start date of the successful candidate once agreed. If you would like any further information, please contact Laura Thompson on 01629 816361 or email  

Fixed term contract to 31st March 2025

About the role

We are looking for people to come and work with us on the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme, either full or part-time. Created by Defra and managed by us, FiPL helps farmers, land managers and others to deliver projects in the farmed landscape under the themes of climate, nature, people and place.

About you

The FiPL Engagement Officer will provide advice and guidance to applicants and assist the lead engagement officer to support a local panel created to assess applications. You’ll need to have considerable experience of working with farmers and land managers, a good knowledge of conservation, upland land management and access and familiarity with current agri-environment schemes. We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants from a farming background.


We offer a range of staff benefits including flexi-time, a great pension with employer contribution of 19.57%, 26-31 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and free parking at most of our offices. Please look at our Total Reward Brochure to see what we offer.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Peak District National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

We are a Disability Confident employer and guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the role.

Further Information/To Apply

For further information and to apply please go to our careers site

Closing Date: 04/06/2023  Location: Bakewell/Hybrid

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