Landscape Conservation Area Officer – South West Essex

Closing date:
Salary: Salary: £25,500 per annum rising to £26,000 per annum on completion of probation
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Chafford Gorges Nature Park,

Chafford Gorges
Nature Park
Drake Road
Chafford Hundred
Thurrock, RM16 6RW
If you have proven skills, knowledge and experience in Landscape Conservation, operate as a highly effective team player and show passion and professionalism for the natural world, this is an exciting opportunity to take a supporting role within an innovative and expanding organisation at the forefront of wildlife conservation.

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 37,000 members, manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves and 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres. The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex. It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. It is one of the largest of the 47 county wildlife trusts that work together throughout the British Isles as The Wildlife Trusts.

As a member of the Landscape Conservation South West area team, the postholder will support the Area Manager delivering Landscape Conservation in the South West area of Essex. This will be done through effective team management, assisting on favourable status habitat and species management of EWT area landholdings/Visitor Centre sites and assisting the efficient and effective delivery of the Trust’s County conservation and people engagement objectives.

Closing date: 3 August 2018

Interview date: 29 August 2018

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Contact details

For further information please contact Dave Fairlamb, Head of Landscape Conservation via mobile 07881 815989 or e-mail

Job reference: lcaoSW1