New Job Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the North Devon Coast Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to identify, record and enhance the terrestrial species and habitats of North Devon. The ‘Finding Nature’s Footprints’ project is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, and requires an enthusiastic, confident and organised person. You will be part of a small, collaborative team and have the opportunity to increase your ecological skills and knowledge, gain people management experience and make a difference for wildlife.

The overall project objective is to create a community-led Nature Recovery Plan for the AONB alongside community actions for wildlife. You will work with the project partners, communities, landowners, schools, students, volunteers and agencies across North Devon and Torridge. Tasks include delivering a range of ecological surveys, providing practical conservation advice, managing a graduate intern and volunteers and organising training and citizen science activities/events.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant environmental discipline or have equivalent experience, with some knowledge of English habitats, species and biological data recording methods. A passion for working with the public, connecting people with nature and sharing knowledge with all ages is essential. Training will be provided.

The appointee will be employed by project partner North Devon Voluntary Services and work primarily from the AONB team’s office in Barnstaple.

Benefits:
- 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays;
- Pension scheme.

For an informal discussion, contact Jenny Carey-Wood, AONB Manager, on 07773 245315 or jenny.carey-wood@devon.gov.uk.

To apply see AONB Project Co-ordinator - North Devon Voluntary Services | DevonJobs | Apply Now 

Please apply by 9am on the closing date.
Interview Date: 28 June 2022

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