Conservation Officer, Planning

Closing date:
Salary: £25,000 fte per annum
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Pirbright HQ, School Lane, Pirbright, GU240JN
Would you like to have a pivotal role in protecting Surrey’s wildlife and landscapes for future generations?

Contact details

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the position in more detail, please email or call 01483 795449

Job reference: Conservation Officer, Planning

c30 hours per week, some flexibility upwards potentially negotiable

Do you have the passion, commitment and skills to work with us and our local authority partners to deliver this mission? 

Surrey Wildlife Trust provide an Ecological Planning Advisory service to the Local Planning Authorities in Surrey. We currently have a vacancy for a Conservation Officer, Planning to work within the team providing ecological advice to Local Authority planning case officers on development proposals which could affect important species and habitats. These can range from single house schemes to large scale housing and infrastructure proposals.

Ecological qualifications are essential as are good communication skills; previous experience with planning issues and Local Authorities exposure would be an advantage.

Interview date: 25th March 2019