Senior Woodland Creation Officer

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Chorlton, United Kingdom

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30 days ago

Closing date: Tuesday 23 May 2023
Salary: £27,656 - £34,021 Starting at £27,656
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Bickley Hall Farm,

Bickley Hall Farm, Bickley, Cheshire, SY14 8EF
Cheshire Wildlife Trust are recruiting for a Senior Woodland Creation Officer to develop and deliver new woodland creation opportunities across the Cheshire region.

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If you have questions about the role, please contact Ellie Morris, Nature Recovery Programme Manager.

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We are delivering more new woodland than ever before and have ambitious targets to tackle our climate crisis. Cheshire is one of the least wooded counties in the UK, by 2030 we must see nature recovering, wildlife returning, and ecosystems restored. Our woodland creation targets play an important part in delivering these positive changes.

This new Senior Woodland Creation Officer role will work within our Nature Recovery team, focussing on seeking new woodland creation opportunities, working with landowners and managers, taking a lead in all technical and regulatory requirements to ensure the delivery of high-quality new woodlands.

The ideal candidate with have excellent project management and organisational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with people at a range of levels, including project partners, farmers, landowners and land managers.

To apply, please email your cover letter and CV in PDF format to Emma Raine no later than midnight on the 23rd May 2023.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

This is a permanent full-time position.