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Land Management Project Officer

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location England (South East) - UK
Town/City Hertford
Salary Additional Information Starting Salary: £23,166 pa progressing to £28,203 pa dependent on skills and experience. Full-time Hours, Fixed Term Contract to 31/3/2018 (with possible extension subject to funding)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 09/04/2017
Company Name Hertfordshire County Council
Contact Name
Website Further Details / Applications
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Due to secondment of staff to a successful National Lottery funded Parks for People project, we are able to offer an opening in our Land Management Team.

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

•Ability to secure funds, manage contractors and sell ideas

About us:

Established in 1975, Hertfordshire’s Countryside Management Service (CMS) was one of the first initiatives of its type in the UK. We work in partnership with landowners and communities to develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife. We also provide opportunities for informal recreation through leading events and guided walks, promoting cycle routes linking towns and the countryside and devising site based leaflets and interpretation. 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 old railway lines as non-motorised transport routes.

Responsibilities include:

•Providing a professional land management advisory service to our partners

•Writing management plans for Green Flag Award winning greenspaces

•Securing funds from external providers

•Producing specifications, procuring works and managing delivery through contractors

•Working collaboratively with our Communities Team to support a diverse portfolio of volunteer activity

To find out more or discuss this stimulating, varied and worthwhile challenge, please call Lee Tyson on 01992 588433.

To find out more or discuss this stimulating, varied and worthwhile challenge, please visit our Website www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/cms or Facebook page www.facebook.com/HertsCMS

Or call Lee Tyson on 01992 588433.

Apply now online at www.countyofopportunity.co.uk quoting reference HCC07374.

Closing date: 9 April 2017.

Interview date: 20 April 2017.

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