Ponds Officer

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Preston, United Kingdom

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5 days ago

Closing date: Monday 5 December 2022
Salary: Up to £24,000 pro rata per annum depending on experience
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Head Office, The Barn, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 6BY
An exciting opportunity for a part time Ponds Officer to join the Trust's Conservation team

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust is seeking an officer to deliver Natural England’s Great Crested Newt District Level Licencing scheme in Lancashire.

The Ponds Officer will liaise and negotiate with both public and private landowners to find sites suitable for pond creation and/or restoration, and oversee the works on the ground and complete the necessary paperwork for the scheme.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic about and understand pond ecology, have great communication skills, be diligent with deadlines and paperwork, and have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

We offer 28 days holidays plus bank holidays per annum, increasing with length of service. A friendly and flexible working environment with the chance to be a part of the largest nature conservation body in the area, working together to improve our region for nature as well as engaging and inspiring people to connect and take action for wildlife.

Further details including a full Job Description can be found in the Recruitment Pack below, along with our application forms. Please review the Job Description before you apply.

Should you be interested in this position, please complete the Application Form and Diversity Monitoring Form, and return your application before the closing date stated below.

Completed applications can be returned by email to applications@lancswt.org.uk

The Diversity Monitoring form can be completed by clicking here

(CV's will not be considered - No Agencies)

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications Is: 9am Monday 5th December 2022

Interviews: 15th & 16th December 2022

Ponds Officer

  • Ponds Officer- LWT Recruitment Pack 2022.pdf
  • Application Form LWT.docx
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