Project Officer, Land Management
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC16839
  • Published: Mon 07/06/2021, 16:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/07/2021, 23:46 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary Range: £23,080 pa progressing to £30,451 pa dependent on skills and experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Project Officer, Land Management

Countryside and Rights of Way Service
Job Title:
Land Management Projects Officer
Location:
Hertford
Salary Range: £23,080 pa progressing to £30,451 pa dependent on skills and experience
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a further three experienced individuals to join our growing land management advisory team. Applications demonstrating previous experience of working with farmers and landowners or delivery of agri-environment schemes would be especially welcomed.

Our ambitious Sustainable Hertfordshire Strategy has committed the authority to improving biodiversity across the county by 20% by 2050, starting with our own land by 2030. This is your opportunity to join our Countryside & Rights of Way Service, playing a vital role in making these challenging targets a reality.

Through collaborative working with internal and external partners, we aim to identify and deliver changes in the ways that we collectively manage our land for wildlife and our residents at a landscape scale.

About you:
 *A full current driving licence is essential
 *Demonstrable track record in the areas of countryside management, greenspace development or delivery of green infrastructure

Responsibilities include:
*Providing a professional advisory service to a range of land managers
*Writing management plans and proposals for ecological improvements
*Securing funds from external providers
*Producing specifications, procuring works and managing delivery through contractors
*Working collaboratively with our Access and Communities Teams to support a diverse portfolio of activity

To find out more or discuss this stimulating, varied and worthwhile challenge, please visit our:
Website - www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/cms
Facebook page - www.facebook.com/HertsCMS
Or call Lee Tyson on 01992 588433.

Closing date: 4 July 2021
Interview date: w.c. 19 July 2021

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