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Job Opportunity – Natural Networks Officer

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust are looking for a Natural Networks Officer. They are looking for someone with the skills to deliver habitat surveys and management advice as well as to build links with partner organisations, community groups and key stakeholders. Natural Networks is an established Worcestershire-wide four year European Rural Development Fund (ERDF) funded partnership between Worcestershire Wildlife Trust and Worcestershire County Council. The project aims to deliver direct habitat improvements in the county and offers grants to landowners, organisations and communities wishing to enhance land for wildlife. You will be working closely with partners and applicants using your biodiversity expertise to help deliver new and improved habitat across Worcestershire. You will collect baseline ecological information, provide management recommendations for habitat enhancements and help to guide applicants through the ERDF grant application process. This is a varied and skilled role and will require you to work on a diverse range of projects from small grasslands to significant wetland creation. You’ll have relevant qualifications and experience in land management and ecological survey, excellent communication skills, an enthusiasm for wildlife, good field identification skills and a capacity to work to challenging deadlines. The post requires a full driving licence. It is full time and will run until December 2022. This post is 50% funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Starting salary £23,500 Closing date: 5pm 18th August 2021 Interviews: 26th/27th August 2021 Click here to apply

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