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Agricultural Project Officer

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Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Location
Salary Additional Information £23,000 – £26,000 depending on experience. 18 month fixed-term contract (possibility of extension)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 03/03/2017
Company Name Ribble Rivers Trust
Contact Name Catherine Birtwistle
Telephone 01200 444452
Email admin@ribbletrust.com
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The Trust was formed back in 1997 in an attempt to restore the surrounding flora and wildlife to its former glory.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.

 

As part of the Ribble Rivers Trust’s ongoing successful work with the agricultural industry, the Trust is looking to recruit a technically competent, dynamic and enthusiastic team member. The successful candidate will work to develop and deliver agricultural projects and activities which will help to reduce diffuse agricultural pollution and improve habitat, as well as aiding natural flood risk management.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Trust’s other farm advisors and build on existing work which has shown measurable improvements in the water environment through delivering farm advice, engagement and implementing capital works that provide benefit to the water environment and assist in farm sustainability. The role also involves supporting the Trust’s ongoing work with engaging with young farmers, and other educational activities of young people.

The successful applicant will be expected to work across several of the Trusts projects and initiatives.  The role will involve visiting and offering advice to farms through pinpoint visits and plans, and then working with the farmers to design and implement measures, identifying and accessing a variety of funding streams including Countryside Stewardship.

How to apply: Please complete the attached application form, and send electronically with a covering letter to admin@ribbletrust.com, or if preferred in hard copy post to Recruitment, Ribble Rivers Trust, c/o Hanson Cement, Ribblesdale Works, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4QF.

If you have any questions or queries please contact Jack Spees on 01200 444452 or email  admin@ribbletrust.com

Closing date:  3rd March 2017

Interview date: 13th to the 24th of March

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