Wildlife Sites Project Surveyor (Northants)

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Closing date: Monday 27 November 2023
Salary: £27,170 per annum
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Lings House, off Lings Way,
Billing Lings

, Northampton, Northamptonshire , NN3 8BE
We are seeking a competent Wildlife Sites surveyor to update the Trust’s Local Wildlife Sites system in Northamptonshire through organising, undertaking and digitising a range of habitat surveys across the County.

Contact details

Enquiries about the role: Gavin.Bennett@wildlifebcn.org

Applications to: recruitment@wildlifebcn.org

The Wildlife Sites Project Surveyor will report to the Senior Conservation Officer (Northants) working together to update and improve the Trust’s Local Wildlife Sites system and priority habitat mapping across Northamptonshire. The role will involve a desk-based assessment, then the design and delivery of a habitat-based survey programme for the suite of Potential Wildlife Sites that have been identified across Northamptonshire from aerial photos and agri-environmental stewardship data. The role will also involve writing survey reports, collating species lists and updating habitat maps, with the ultimate aim of updating the priority habitat map of Northamptonshire to feed into the forthcoming Local Nature Recovery Strategy.

We are looking for a Project Surveyor with good botanical survey and GIS experience, strong organisational and project management skills and who is comfortable engaging and communicating with landowners in securing survey permissions and feeding back results.

The role will be based at our Lings House office in Northampton, with flexibility to work from home and extensive travel around the County for which the surveyor will require their own vehicle.

Type of Contract: Fixed Term for 12 months from January 2024.

Hours: 37.5 per week. Full Time

Closing Date: 9am Monday 27th November 2023

Interview Date: Wednesday 6th December 2023

Equality Diversity and Inclusion Statement

“We’re wild about inclusion! We want our people/staff to be as diverse as wildlife. As an inclusive employer we recognise that our workforce needs to better reflect the communities in which we live and work. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, identities and cultures. We believe that a diverse workforce will help us create our vision of ‘people close to nature, with land and seas rich in wildlife.”

Application Documents

  • Staff Benefits April 2022
  • Wildlife Sites Project Surveyor (Northants) - Application Form - Oct 2023
  • Wildlife Sites Project Surveyor (Northants) - Job Description - Oct 2023

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