Can you deliver great crested newt and wider biodiversity conservation in Surrey?

Newt Conservation Partnership
Surrey Project Officer
£27-£30k per annum

Permanent contract • home working • based in Surrey

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, multi-skilled Project Officer who can deliver habitat creation and management projects, with a focus on ponds and great crested newt.

You will be able to engage and liaise with a variety of landowners and contractors and will have knowledge of pond and terrestrial habitat creation and restoration. Amphibian surveying skills are desirable. Training and expert support will be given to the right candidate.

The Newt Conservation Partnership is a community benefit society whose sole purpose is creating and managing high quality habitat for great crested newts. We source good quality habitat sites and work together with landowners so that ponds and terrestrial features, such as hedgerows, woodland and meadowland, can be securely managed into the future to provide long-term landscape scale refuges for sustainable newt populations.

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation champions the conservation of amphibians and reptiles. We do this by working with the UK government, including the devolved administrations and agencies, to ensure that these animals benefit from biodiversity initiatives. We also develop and promote action plans and specific projects at local, country, UK and European levels.

An application pack is available at: https://freshwaterhabitats.org.uk/about/jobs/

No CVs or agencies please.

Closing date:  Thursday 5th October (12 noon)

Interview date: Wednesday 11th/Thursday 12th October