Nature networks jobs - call for applications
We are currently seeking ambitious and passionate conservation and biodiversity experts to deliver a range of projects to improve the condition of Wales’ habitats and species.
Are you confident, enthusiastic, and organised, and a willing team player with excellent people skills?
Are you passionate about the environment?
Do you have expertise in the terrestrial environment and its use and management?
Would you like to work as part of an exciting programme to improve the environment around Wales?
If so, then read on….
What’s it all about?
Welsh Government has declared a nature emergency and action is urgently needed to reverse the decline of our habitats and species in Wales. We are putting in place an exciting new three-year programme of biodiversity and conservation work with support from Welsh Government’s Nature Networks Programme.
We are looking for motivated environmental experts to deliver a suite of projects focussed on protected habitats and species. The posts will focus on place-based conservation work as well as habitat specific projects over larger areas.
Through the Nature Networks programme, these posts will expand on the level of conservation management work we already do. Join us to be a key part of the improving the condition of our habitats and species and make a positive difference to the environment of Wales.
What posts are available?
You’ll find a full list of the new posts available below. We welcome applications for multiple posts as well as applications for secondments. Please indicate within your application form which post(s) you are interested in. If you are interested in a secondment, please discuss with your employer and contact NRW as soon as possible.
Natura 2000 Sustainable Management Advisors: In these roles spread across Wales, you will be delivering conservation management works on a range of protected sites within a place. We are looking for officers to deliver works within the Anglesey/NW, Powys, Newport, South-West Wales, Monmouthshire and Torfaen areas and on the Berwyn SSSI/SAC. You will be working within an Environment Team and liaising with landowners and partners to improve the condition of protected sites.
N2K Sustainable Management Advisor – Coastal habitats: In these two roles, based in NW and SW Wales, you will be delivering conservation management of sea cliff and saltmarsh habitats. You will be working with landowners and partners to achieve biodiversity benefits at these sites and improve connectivity and resilience.
N2K Sustainable Management Advisor – Grassland habitats: In this role, based in SW Wales, you will be delivering conservation management of grassland habitats, in particular high value marsh fritillary butterfly habitats. You will be working with landowners and partners to achieve biodiversity benefits at these sites and improve connectivity and resilience.