Assistant Conservation Officer

Do you want to develop a career in conservation?

Our client is seeking someone with passion and enthusiasm for the protection and enhancement of wildlife in Norfolk.

Assistant Conservation Officer
Salary is in the range £18,000 to £19,000 per annum
Full time post
Based: Norwich with occasional Travel

Our client is the county’s largest environmental charity, committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk’s wildlife and wild places.

As Assistant Conservation Officer you will work as part of their busy People and Wildlife team supporting the administration and delivery of conservation projects including the County Wildlife Site system and their Churchyard Conservation Scheme. While the post-holder will be expected to provide administrative support to the team there will be opportunities to develop areas of project work. There will be some opportunity through this project work, and especially their Churchyard Conservation Scheme, to visit sites and support volunteers in the field.

You will need to be an excellent communicator, well-organised, with good ICT skills, including GIS, and a good understanding of ecology and conservation.

The post will provide opportunities to enhance your knowledge, skills and experience in conservation work by supporting existing staff across the range of their work.

Closing date: Thursday 26 April 2018
Interviews: Thursday 3 May 2018