QLPS Wildlife Officer Vacancy

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Wildlife Officer to join our team.

quantock deer
Deer on the Quantocks


This post is part of the Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF). The QLPS is delivering a 5-year programme of work and activities across the project area totalling £2.6m (including volunteer in-kind).
The Wildlife Officer will be part of a team that also includes a Community Engagement and Volunteering Officer, a Historic Heritage Officer and a Project Support Officer.

They will work with communities and organisations within the QLPS to plan and deliver a programme of nature-based events and activities, lead and commission practical conservation works, and generally promote the exploration, understanding and celebration of the natural heritage of the area. They will provide specialist natural heritage and nature conservation advice, lead volunteer tasks and training events, and commission surveys, monitoring and research contracts.

Like all QLPS staff, the Wildlife Officer will work closely with colleagues in the established Quantock Hills AONB team and staff in partner organisations.

Salary: £22,627 – £25,481.

Contract: Fixed term, to December 2024 (37 hours per week)

Starting salary will be agreed within the range shown and will be based on experience and qualifications. A relocation package is available.

Initially working from home, but based at a new LPS office in Nether
Stowey Library when Covid restrictions allow it to be opened

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Bill Jenman, LPS Manager, on 07811 308846

Please apply online here

Closing date; 22nd April 2021, interviews online on 5th May with final interviews the following week.