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Durham Woodland Revival Forestry Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
19/05/2020
Advert End Date:
03/06/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 10 £30,507 - £33,799
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
197711
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
NCC20-140

Job details 

Closing date:
3 Jun


Further information

An opportunity has arisen for a Durham Woodland Revival Forestry Officer until 31 October 2023.

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) has awarded Durham Woodland Revival £432,700 to bring together organisations from the forestry sector to develop woodland habitat networks through better managed forests, new planting and community involvement across a targeted area of 200 km2 in County Durham.

The post will be responsible for frontline woodland and forestry advice for this 4-year programme worth over £820,000 in total. It will involve engaging with woodland and land owners, agents and stakeholders to provide appropriate advice to unlock the potential of woodlands.

Applicants should hold a degree or equivalent/Higher Diploma in Forestry together with practical experience and understanding of forestry and woodland management. It is desirable that applicants have membership (or working towards) a relevant professional institute (eg Institute of Chartered Foresters).

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Thursday 11 June 2020 via electronic means and an exercise will form part of the recruitment process.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Charles Forman, DWR Programme Manager on 07920 593 676 or via email at charles.forman@durham.gov.uk

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 263154/264469/264086/266148 or email PESREAL@durham.gov.uk

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