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Torridge Headwaters Project Officer

Salary: Starting salary £21,218 rising to £23,909, plus 5% pension

Closing date: Thursday 26th October 2017

Location: Cookworthy

Do you have a good understanding of wildlife and environmental issues on farm? Do you know and love the landscape of North Devon? Do you enjoy organising events, talking to farmers and looking for solutions that work for the farmer and for the environment?

As Project Officer you will have a varied, challenging role engaging with farmers in the Torridge Headwaters primarily through a programme of 20 workshops and events per year, providing specialist training, as well as advice and support on Countryside Stewardship schemes to improve the quality of the farmed environment.

You will have good knowledge of the agricultural calendar, grassland and woodland ecology and agriculture related water quality issues, as well as previous experience in delivering training workshops and advice to farmers across a range of environmental topics.

This post will play a significant role in the second phase of the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area programme which is working to deliver a step change in nature conservation, with a local partnership which has a shared vision for their natural environment. The project is driving the restoration and re-creation of habitats at a landscape scale, and securing multiple benefits for both wildlife and people through the sustainable management and use of natural resources.

This is a permanent post, with funding secured until June 2020.

For further information and to apply please download the Job Application Pack and Application Form.

For further details and to request an application pack directly please email or telephone 01392 279244.



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