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Northumberland National Park Authority

Farming in Protected Landscapes - Support Officer

Based at Hexham, Northumberland with some home working
37 hours per week
Fixed term to 31/3/24
£23,023- £25,927 per annum

Do you have a passion for helping others and the environment?  Do you want to build climate change resilience?  Would you like to work for a National Park?   This is an opportunity to work alongside farmers and landowners, supporting them to access funding streams as part of the DEFRA Farming in Protected Landscapes Funding Programme.

You will need:

  • Demonstrable understanding of the issues facing rural communities and businesses, especially those within the upland farming sector
  • Confidence in the use of information technology systems, the use of Microsoft Office 365, MS Teams and GIS applications.
  • Project administration/management experience, for instance verification of claims or detailed contractual information, monitoring projects
  • A working knowledge of local and regional government structures in England
  • To be very methodical with excellent attention to detail

For more information, please read the job pack and see the comprehensive list of benefits (including flexi time and local government pension scheme) listed on our website.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter describing your reasons for applying and how you meet all essential criteria to Please use Farming in Protected Landscapes – Support Officer as the title of your e-mail.

Closing date 3/10/22

Interviews 14/10/22

Closing Date: 03/10/2022  Location: Northumberland

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