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South East Project Officer – Habitat Creation and Management


South East Project Officer – Habitat Creation and Management

Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 p.a. dependent on experience

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours)

Contract: One-year, contract with a view to renew or to make the post permanent

Location: Home based, close proximity to East Sussex and south east

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation is a national wildlife charity. Our work includes both practical land management and influencing policy outcomes through advocacy and through practical engagement. Working alongside Freshwater Habitats Trust, we have helped steer the design of local licensing schemes for great crested newts, and work closely with an independent, not for profit organisation, the Newt Conservation Partnership, to see that high quality habitats are created and maintained in a number of countries in England. As the scheme is expanding in the SE of England we are now recruiting a South East Project Officer. 

A 1-year full time contract with likelihood of renewal. This post will be home based, covering the South East initially with a focus on East Sussex.  Candidates will ideally be based in or near East Sussex. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Officer who will work mainly with the Newt Conservation Partnership to restore or create habitats for great crested newts. You will require a knowledge of pond/ small water body and terrestrial habitat creation and management, particularly for amphibians.

For further information please download the Job Description and Person Specification below.

How to apply: Please email a covering letter explaining your interest in the role and how you meet the person specification, plus a completed application form to Helen Wraight at [email protected] 

No CVs or agencies please.

Closing date:  Midday 20th April 2021

Interview date: Friday 30th April 2021

Start date:  Immediate or as soon as possible

Useful documents:

Job Description and Person Specification (PDF)

Application Form (Word Document)

Equal Opportunities Policy (PDF)

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