Natural Heritage Officer - Development Plans & Heritage

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Advertisement Details The Natural Heritage Officer is responsible, through the Team Leader – Development Plans and Heritage, for contributing to the delivery of a service providing robust policy relating to natural heritage matters (including terrestrial...

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The Natural Heritage Officer is responsible, through the Team Leader – Development Plans and Heritage, for contributing to the delivery of a service providing robust policy relating to natural heritage matters (including terrestrial and marine biodiversity, landscape and earth heritage) in the public interest and in the interests of protecting the natural environment and assisting the Council in meeting its statutory duties and responsibilities under The Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 and the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Acts. 

The postholder will be required to exercise the necessary balanced judgement and expertise to formulate natural heritage policy and present recommendations to the Council.  This will require the interpretation of information from a wide range of sources in order to balance the obligations of compliance with national legislation and guidance, Council policy and public aspirations and concerns.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is K
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,742 per annum 
  • Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week , 52.18 weeks per year
  • A relocation package does apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within the UK
  • You must have the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at 8 North Ness, Lerwick, ZE1 0LZ 

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Suzanne Shearer, Team Leader - Contact on: 01595 745858 or e-mail: suzanne.shearer@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

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