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Biodiversity Technical Officer £28,785 per year in South Yorkshire, England
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Biodiversity Technical Officer reference: r22670enGB

Job at Environment Agency in Colchester, Essex

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Fisheries, Biodiversity and Geomorphology Team as a Biodiversity Technical Officer. Working as part of a dedicated group you'll support sustainable development, build ecological resilience to climate change, assess the ecological impacts of projects and wherever possible ensure biodiversity net gain is achieved.Our team covers Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex and you can choose to base yourself at our office in either Norwich, Ipswich or Kelvedon near Colchester.In this role you'll be providing technical advice and guidance, assessing ecological risks and identifying opportunities in all aspects of the Environment Agency’s work. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of ecology and nature conservation practices based on experience working in the environmental sector.Those with a passion for the following are encouraged to apply:•Protecting vulnerable wildlife populations, via a range of exciting species and habitat conservation projects•Providing advice on how to protect and enhance ecology affected by development or maintenance activities•Collaboration and working in partnerships•Influencing nationally significant infrastructure projects•Making our natural environment more accessible and socially inclusive for everyoneFor more info on working with us see https://environmentagencycareers.co.uk/ You will be an ecologist, or naturalist, qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, and be a:•Confident communicator•Enthusiastic with excellent influencing and negotiating skills•Able to interpret complex technical issues into pragmatic, clear and compelling advice and operational decision makingYou’ll be able to demonstrate your ecological expertise and practical experience of the following:•Ecological requirements of freshwater habitats and species•Surveying for protected species•River restoration and enhancement techniques•Wetland habitat management•Designing and implementing mitigation/compensation and nature-based solutions•Applying the Environmental Impact Assessment, Habitats Regulations and other conservation legislation•Contributing to scoping and reviewing Strategic Environmental Assessments, Appropriate Assessments, Environmental Impact Assessments and Water Framework Directive assessments•Town and Country Planning and Marine Planning and regulation processes•Government policy and strategy e.g. Natural Capital and Biodiversity Net Gain•Membership of a relevant professional instituteA full UK driving licence is essential.

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Biodiversity Technical Officer £28,785 per year in South Yorkshire, England
Environmental Crime Officer £28,785 per year in Colchester, Essex
Hydrologist (Technical Officer) £28,785 per year in Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel
Technical Officer: Hydrogeologist £28,785 per year in Worthing, West Sussex
Geomorphology Technical Officer £28,785 per year in Canterbury, Kent
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