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Officer 2 (Conservation) Environment Team

Officer 2 (Conservation) Environment Team

Officer 2 (Conservation) Environment Team

Employer: Natural Resources Wales

Location: Cardiff, Wales

Salary: G5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over three years

Closing Date09 January 2022

Sector:  Environmental
Function: Environmental Management

Grade & Salary: G5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over three years
Post number: 200980
Type of contract
Work pattern: Full time
Closing date: 9th January 2022


Civil Service pension, 28 day annual leave, rising gradually to 33 days over five years, flexible working options. Occupational health services include counselling and advice services. Eye care, childcare vouchers. Salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose
If you are an organised, conscientious, hardworking individual, who works well as part of a team and is passionate about making a difference for the environment, then we’ve got the job for you!
Environment Team activities are central to delivering the Sustainable Management of our Natural Resources in Wales and dealing with Climate and Nature Emergencies.
As an officer with the Cardiff and Vale Environment Team, your responsibilities include the management of Protected Sites, direct regulation through the issuing Wildlife and Countryside Act Section 28 consents and assents, securing efficient management through advice, guidance and the development of management agreements and partnership, delivery of NRWs biodiversity remit via the provision of internal advice to others teams/functions and direct delivery of projects to improve our environment.
Field and office-based, you will need the ability to collect evidence, write reports, and interact with many stakeholders in both the public and private sectors. This role requires the ability to communicate effectively both verbally as well as in writing.
We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic individual who can work fast, often to tight timelines, and who can prioritize their work effectively to deliver more for the company.

Qualifications and skills:

  • You should have a solid working knowledge of biodiversity, agriculture, fisheries, conservation, and environmental management.
  • This article will explain how multi-functional teams can be used to sustainably manage natural resources.
  • Assure professional and personal growth, expertise, and competence through formal learning and certification.
  • Effective self-management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to influence, negotiate, and gain cooperation from others. It is important to have experience in dealing with difficult people and situations.
  • Ability to use specialised IT systems like GIS or NRW customised application.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • To drive NRW fleet vehicles (cars or vans), you must have a valid UK full licence.
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