High Weald

Land Management Project Officer
Sussex Flow Initiative (Upper Cuckmere and Combe Haven)
Working with natural processes

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join a growing team of ‘working with natural processes’ practitioners operating across the South East region to reduce flooding and drought.

You will play a leading role in establishing and promoting a wide range of Natural Flood Management (NFM) and Regenerative Agriculture (RA) techniques, operating at a catchment and holding scale. We are seeking someone with a passion for the water environment who has experience of working with farmers and other land managers. The role requires good GIS skills, project management experience and an ability to develop, cost and facilitate the delivery of land management projects.

The role has been developed by a partnership of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, Environment Agency, Natural England, South East Water and South East River Trust. You will be based with the High Weald AONB Partnership team in Flimwell.

Salary: £29,594 to £31,968 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 27 September 2020
Contract type: Fixed term for 36 months
Work pattern: Full or part time, term-time working only will be considered
Hours per week: 37

For an informal discussion, please contact Gerry Sherwin, AONB Business Manager on 01424 723014.

For a full job description and to apply, visit the East Sussex County Council jobs portal.


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