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Job Opportunity: Biodiversity Officer – Apply by 11/03/24

Salary: £30,825 – £33,945
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Hours: Flexible
Location: WR1 1DT
Closing Date: 11/03/24
Interview Date: TBC

Are you keen to make a difference to biodiversity in Worcester?

Are you able to lead, inspire, plan and implement changes to existing management practices, establish new partnerships and work with proactive community groups to help further biodiversity ambitions?

Come and lead on developing a strategic approach for Worcester City Council to enhance biodiversity in all aspects of its work and operations.

The Council recognises the importance of the biodiversity emergency and its role in addressing this crisis. This job, placed within their Sustainability Team and working closely with colleagues in City Services, Planning and Community Engagement teams, will play a vital part in this, providing technical advice and guidance and helping to implement council priorities and projects.

Addressing the new challenges arising from the Environment Act 2021 and the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) will be a key priority for this new role.

Who should apply?
  • They are seeking someone with a passion for the natural environment and a background in ecology or conservation management.
  • The right person will have experience of habitat creation and biodiversity enhancement as well as a good understanding of environmental legislation.

Applications from all sections of the community are welcomed. If you need any assistance with applying please contact the Recruitment team on recruitment@worcester.gov.uk. They can assist with alternative formats for your application or offer a MS teams interview, for example.

If this sounds like the job for you, and you want to know more, please contact Ruth Corrall, Sustainability Team Leader, ruth.corrall@worcester.gov.uk.

Closing Date: 11 March 2024.

Interview date: TBC.

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