Landscape Conservation Officer
£34,869 - £37,819 pro rata
21 hours per week
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic person to join their team as Landscape Conservation Officer. With climate change and green spaces at the top of the Council’s priorities, this is an exciting time to join the team.
Reporting to the Landscape and Ecology Manager, you will be responsible for managing and implementing policies for our award-winning council-owned woodlands, nature reserves and other open spaces appropriate to their habitat type.
Putting the customer first, you will be the first point of contact for members of the public on wildlife conservation and countryside issues, promoting public enjoyment of the natural open spaces in the borough.
You will develop an excellent working relationship with the Council’s dedicated nature reserve friends’ groups and volunteers.
You will join a forward-thinking council that puts their customers first. We know that to provide the best for our residents and visitors, we need to do the same for our staff. We have set out to make our workplaces vibrant and happy places to be, places where our staff feel safe, content and valued together with hybrid working.
From a generous annual leave entitlement to flexible working and opportunities to buy and sell leave, our benefits package provides a great work life balance.
Joining Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, you’ll discover a workplace where everyone is respected, supported, and empowered. If you share these values, we’d love to hear from you.
The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken and written English is essential. A current driving license and access to a vehicle is also necessary.
Closing date: 1st August 2021.
Interview date: 5th August 2021.
Interview date: 10th August 2021.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link below. Please read the Role Profile fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the Role Profile when completing your application, particularly the application questions section.
You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the Role Profile and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.
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