There is an exciting opportunity to join Lincolnshire County Council as a Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer Lincolnshire Wolds to oversee the new Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme. This diverse role includes working with farmers and land managers across the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB to facilitate projects that will help deliver the AONB Management Plan and secure positive outcomes for nature, climate, people and place.
About the Role
Protected Landscapes - our National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) - are special and unique places. They are living, working landscapes that also support a huge range of habitats and species, and they are enjoyed by millions of people every year. By supporting the farmers, land managers and people who live and work in these areas, we can help protect these exceptional places and support local communities.
To help do this, Defra has introduced the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme, which runs for three years until March 2024. Through the programme, farmers and land managers can be supported to undertake projects that help secure positive benefits for nature recovery, mitigate the impacts of climate change, provide opportunities for people to discover enjoy and understand the landscape and cultural heritage, or support nature-friendly, sustainable farm businesses.
The Lincolnshire Wolds AONB is a unique living and working landscape - thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you.
This is a high profile role and shortlisted candidates will need to demonstrate the following;
Along with a competitive salary of £28,672 - £32,234 (may be subject to change) we are offering;
If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Stephen Jack at firstname.lastname@example.org
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PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your covering letter/personal statement clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description (available on the link above) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.
Applications Close on 27/09/2021 and interviews will be held W/C 04/10/2021.
Closing Date: 27/09/2021 Location: Lincolnshire