Trees for Climate Project Officers

Location
Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary
£24,491
Posted
28 Jul 2021
Closes
20 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

We seek two enthusiastic and experienced individuals to help us deliver the new and exciting Trees for Climate programme for the City of Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

A £640 million Nature for Climate fund was set up in 2020 to help deliver the government's commitment to increase tree planting to 30,000 hectares per year across the UK by 2025.

You will be working closely with the HEYwoods Manager (the Community Forest Partnership for Hull and the East Riding) to promote tree planting with public and private sector partners and create new woodland that meets the objectives of the Trees for Climate programme.

You must:

  • Have relevant qualifications and experience
  • Be a team player
  • Understand woodland management theory and practice
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent project management skills
  • Have strong communication skills

We can offer a discounted leisure centre membership, a staff discount scheme, and potential for flexible working arrangements in a beautiful part of the country working for a Council which is recognised nationally as one of the best in the country.

The job is based in the Market Town of Beverley a highly desirable place to live and work.

The Government have committed funding for five years for the Trees for Climate Programme and these 12-month fixed term posts could be extended dependent on future funding being secured.

Find out more about this exciting role and how to apply at: https://bit.ly/3BNXqV0

Advert No:                 PDEV000122

Closing Date:            20 August 2021

Interviews:                To be arranged

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