Opportunities

Traditional Boundaries Project Coordinator for Pendle Hill Project 

Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Project Co-ordinator for Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Traditional Boundaries Project  

Starting salary: £21,000 pro rata 

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An opportunity to be involved in an exciting new initiative to improve the landscape and heritage of Pendle Hill. The post will manage the Traditional Boundaries Project on behalf of the DSWA, working in conjunction with Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Scheme.

The Project Co-ordinator is responsible for delivering the project on time and in budget, by planning and organising resources and people to deliver the outcomes of the Traditional Boundaries Project including:  

  • Managing traditional boundaries restoration work.
  • Identifying funding for boundary restoration works via agri-environment schemes.
  • Delivering rural skills training.
  • Financial management and reporting.

12 month fixed term contract with DSWA, starting January 2019 (option to renew for a further 2 years). Working hours: 40 hours per month

Office base: Clitheroe (homeworking available). 

Driving licence and access to a car required, expenses paid on a mileage rate.

For further information, and for submitting your application email: information@dswa.org.uk Tel: 015395 67953.

Closing date: 16th November 2018. Interviews week commencing 26th November 2018.

It may be possible to combine this post with the DSWA Development Officer post currently advertised on CJS. 

 


OPPORTUNITIES

Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership is recruiting!

The Pendle Hill LP team is looking for a recent graduate to join us as a Trainee for 12 months from October.

The Trainee will primarily work on the Traditional Boundaries project – providing support to landowners and farmers to identify and restore dry stone walls and hedgerows. We expect the trainee to be able to drive and have access to their own car, and to have good GIS skills for the office based elements of work. An understanding of farming and rural skills would be a distinct advantage.

This is a paid placement, employed by Lancashire County Council and based at our Clitheroe office. It is an opportunity to gain valuable work experience as a first step in an environmental career. Informal on-the-job training will be provided.

Applicants would be expected to hold a degree or level 5 equivalent (HND, HNC, Level 5 BTEC or NVQ) in an appropriate subject. This might be nature conservation, agriculture, geography, ecology or environmental/natural sciences.

Download a copy of the full Job Description here

Applications via the LCC portal http://emea3.mrted.ly/1wok5

Closing date for applications is 28th August 2018, expected interview date 12th September.

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