Species and Carbon Permitting Officer

£26,474 - £30,086 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Bangor, UK
  • 04 Jan, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Species and Carbon Permitting Officer

• Location: Bangor, North Wales
• Grade & Salary: G4, £26,474 rising to £30,086 over three years
• Post number: 202744
• Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment until 31 March 2022
• Work pattern: full time

Closing date: 10 January 2021

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose

This role sits within the bird permitting team dealing with a range of permit

applications related to disturbing birds for the purposes of science and

conservation and also the licensing of bird control in certain situations e.g. health

and safety or preventing damage to crops or livestock.  We’re looking for a hard

working individual to join a busy public facing team.  If you have experience of

managing a process and working to deadlines, if you’re a team player, have a

good level of administrative and analytical skills and can evaluate complex

applications we would welcome your application.   You are expected to have a

record of dealing with the public and using a variety of software packages or


Qualifications and Skills

1. Qualifications for Permitting Officer 2 under the Installations, Marine, Waste, Water Quality and Water Resources regimes require a degree or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline.
2. Qualifications for Permitting Officer 2 under the Felling and Species regimes require Level 4 of the Credit & Qualifications Framework or equivalent.
3. Customer service experience and ability to influence/persuade to achieve desired outcome.
4. An understanding of the Environmental Permitting Regulations and how they relate to the permitting process. (Desirable)
5. Experience of decision making using technical software and modelling programmes. (Desirable)
6. Ability to identify efficiencies and improvements in processes and ways of working. (Desirable)

To apply please visit our website.