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Jobs & Careers | Natural Environment & Rural Economy Farm Adviser

Natural Environment & Rural Economy Farm Adviser

Ref: PDC/18/8173
Salary Details: £22,658 - £27,668 per year, pro rata
Job Term: Part Time
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Contract, until 31 March 2019
Hours: 22.25 hours per week
Location: Bakewell
Department: Peak District National Park Authority
Division: Landscape & Conservation

The Peak District National Park Authority's Natural Environment & Rural Economy Team seeks a Farm Adviser to help develop the work of the team with securing conservation agreements and sustainable land management in the National Park.  The post is 3 days per week until 31 March 2019.  Subject to funding being available the post may be extended.

Applicants must hold a degree or similar qualification in a relevant subject (or several years' directly relevant experience) and have a sound knowledge of environmental issues.  An understanding of livestock farming and experience of conservation related work in the uplands, Rural Development Programme Schemes in particular agri-environment schemes is required.  Access to a vehicle or the means to travel is necessary to carry out the duties of the post.

Conditions of employment include a range of flexible working options and auto enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Closing date: 23 January 2018
Provisional interview date: Wednesday 31 January 2018

Attachments:
Farm Adviser Job Description| (Word Document 37k)
Farm Adviser - Person Specification| (Word Document 39k)
Farm Adviser - Competency Framework| (Word Document 101k)
Farm Adviser - Job conditions| (Word Document 39k)
Farm Adviser - Organisation chart| (Acrobat/PDF File 9k)

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