Conservation Project Officer and idle Catchment Host

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We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to deliver our biodiversity conservation and Living Landscape aspirations in Nottinghamshire.

You will be helping with and leading on a range of nature recovery project work, including administering and supporting the delivery of externally funded projects, responding to planning applications, providing conservation land management advice to landowners and undertaking the role of Idle Catchment Host.

If you have significant experience of ecological surveys and assessments; a relevant degree (or equivalent); skills in practical habitat management and knowledge of the land-use planning system; as well as experience of working with a range of stakeholders within a partnership setting, we would be very interested to hear from you.

Our Culture

We are strong believers that it is our culture that makes it a special place to work and drives our huge successes. Our people are passionate and dedicated to making Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust the best that it can be.

We are the county's leading conservation charity run by local people for the benefit of local wildlife, with nature reserves across the county. We are a part of a UK network of 46 local Wildlife Trusts working to protect wildlife.

We offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team
  • 28 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Pension scheme with 8% employer contribution
  • Health payment plan
  • Flexible working options and a healthy work-life balance encouraged

We are planning to hold interviews on13 May 2024

This position will be subject to a satisfactory Basic DBS check

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer that strives to be a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone is valued. We welcome applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We recognise that our workforce needs to represent the communities and people we work with. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups within Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, the wider charity and conservation sectors, such as people from Black and Ethnic Minority backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTQ+.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.