Newt Officer

Newt Officer

  • Location: Coleford / Cirencester
  • Salary: Up to £26,000
  • Hours: 37
  • Contract Type: 18 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Closing Date: 28 October 2019

About the role…

Publica is a unique place to work – we’re a local government organisation with a twist!

We are embarking on an exciting new partnership with local councils and Naturespace to provide a sustainable and strategic approach to Great Crested Newt conservation through district licencing.

We need an experienced conservationist with a passion for a strategic approach to conservation to support local planning authorities to implement the requirements of the district licencing system through the development management processes.

You will need…

  • Understanding of Ecological Impact Assessments
  • Experience of Great Crested Newt surveys and mitigation
  • Conservation Experience
  • Understanding of the planning system

Initially recruitment is for one post but we expect this to grow so we will hold a reserve list for 6 months.

This role can be based in either Coleford or Cirencester, please state in your cover letter if you have a preference for either site. Please also let us know if you hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle for work.

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

If you have any questions or would like an informal conversation about this position please contact Alastair Chapman, Sustainability Team Leader on who will be pleased to discuss the role with you.



If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above to

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