Job Title: Projects Officer - Land Management
Salary Range: starting from £22,462 progressing to £29,636 pa
Hours: 37 per week
As the environment and active travel rise up the agenda, demand for our services has never been greater. We are now able to offer a permanent position in our land management team planning and delivering improvements to green spaces and non-motorised transport routes.
*Looking to take the next step in your career in countryside management, green space development or delivery of green infrastructure
*Ability to secure funds, manage contractors and sell ideas
*A full current driving licence is essential
We work in partnership with landowners and communities to develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife, manage and make best use of our access network and provide opportunities for informal recreation. Our current project portfolio includes a considerable range of work across a number of key sites and habitats, including woodland management at a range of scales, heathland restoration in Hertfordshire’s only NNR, chalk river restoration and developing and promoting old railway lines as non-motorised transport routes.
*Providing a professional land management advisory service to our partners
*Writing management plans for Green Flag Award winning green spaces
*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 Andrew Taylor on 01992 588433.
Closing date: 23rd June 2019
Interview date: Week Commencing 1st July 2019