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Agricultural Project Officer

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Location   England (North West)
Salary   £23,000 – £26,000 depending on experience. 18 month fixed-term contract (possibility of extension)
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   03/03/2017
Company Name   Ribble Rivers Trust
Contact Name   Catherine Birtwistle
Telephone   01200 444452
Email   admin@ribbletrust.com
Website   Further Details / Applications
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As part of the Ribble Rivers Trust’s ongoing successful work with the agricultural industry, the Trust is looking to recruit a technically competent, dynamic and enthusiastic team member. The successful candidate will work to develop and deliver agricultural projects and activities which will help to reduce diffuse agricultural pollution and improve habitat, as well as aiding natural flood risk management.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Trust’s other farm advisors and build on existing work which has shown measurable improvements in the water environment through delivering farm advice, engagement and implementing capital works that provide benefit to the water environment and assist in farm sustainability. The role also involves supporting the Trust’s ongoing work with engaging with young farmers, and other educational activities of young people.

The successful applicant will be expected to work across several of the Trusts projects and initiatives.  The role will involve visiting and offering advice to farms through pinpoint visits and plans, and then working with the farmers to design and implement measures, identifying and accessing a variety of funding streams including Countryside Stewardship.

How to apply: Please complete the attached application form, and send electronically with a covering letter to admin@ribbletrust.com, or if preferred in hard copy post to Recruitment, Ribble Rivers Trust, c/o Hanson Cement, Ribblesdale Works, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4QF.

If you have any questions or queries please contact Jack Spees on 01200 444452 or email  admin@ribbletrust.com

Closing date:  3rd March 2017

Interview date: 13th to the 24th of March

Apply online here Further Details / Applications

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