• The Broads Authority
  • Norwich, Norfolk
  • Aug 01, 2022
Seasonal Engineering

Job Description

Grade E - Salary: £25,419 to £27,514 pro rata per annum

Fixed Term Contract for 18 months 16 hours (2 days) per week.

Based at Yare House, Thorpe Road, Norwich with flexibility for home working

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual, with a range of ecological experience, to join our team of Ecologists working within the beautiful Norfolk and Suffolk Broads.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant environment degree and have a good understanding of environmental and conservation issues relating to wetland and aquatic ecosystems.

Knowledge and experience in undertaking environmental monitoring in aquatic systems and planning practical work across a range of conservation and countryside management situations is essential. The post holder will also be used to working with a varied team in the planning and delivery of practical works, including contractors and operational in-house staff.

The Ecology team provide ecological advice as part of the Authority s statutory planning function; familiarity of the planning system and consultation responses would therefore be beneficial. You must also possess good IT skills and have a working knowledge of GIS applications.

Desirable skills include livestock management as the role involves working with the Broads Authority s grazing animals.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 4 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 11 August 2022 at Yare House, Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY.

If you would like to discuss this post prior to applying, please contact Sue Stephenson. For further information, please visit our website. Alternatively, please contact our team for an information pack.

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