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Three Rivers District Council

Natural Infrastructure Projects Officer

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

The Department:

The Leisure and Natural Infrastructure Policy and Projects team, sits within the Leisure and Natural Infrastructure service. The team are responsible for delivering a range of projects that the support the strategic direction of the service. This includes a range of revenue and capital based projects, including play areas and other leisure outdoor facilities as well as projects aimed at enhancing our parks and open spaces, with a particular focus on natural infrastructure.

The Role:

  • To develop, support and promote council, local and catchment based partner initiatives as they relate to Biodiversity, Nature Recovery and Natural Infrastructure.
  • To deliver against and monitor Council policies and strategies in key areas of Biodiversity, Nature Recovery and Natural Infrastructure including but not limited to the Nature Recovery Strategy and Biodiversity Net Gain, representing the council at relevant county, regional and national partnership structures.

   
What we are looking for:-

The successful candidate will have or be working towards a degree in a relevant subject, or have demonstrable equivalent knowledge gained through experience. The successful candidate will have knowledge of natural habitats, nature recovery, and GIS software. Knowledge of health and safety, particularly in relation to public open spaces and volunteer work. They will also have knowledge of current biodiversity legislation and regulations with experience of leading and managing volunteer nature conservation tasks.

What we offer:-

£33,064 per annum.
13 month fixed term contract, with the potential to extend (subject to funding). We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days (if applicable), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Closing Date: 13th March 2024.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Emma Sheridan, Associate Director for Customer and Community: emma.sheridan@threerivers.gov.uk

A basic DBS check will be carried out for this post.

To apply for this role, please click here.

Closing Date: 13/03/2024  Location: Rickmansworth

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