Officer 1, Species Permitting

£27,003 - £30,688 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Wales, UK
  • 14 Apr, 2022
Full time Environmental Management

Job Description

Officer 1, Species Permitting

Location: Flexible

  • Grade & Salary: G4, £27,003 rising to £30,688 over three years
  • Post number: 201589
  • Type of contract: Permanent
  • Work pattern: Full Time

Closing date: 2 May 2022

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 Species and Carbon Permitting team dealing with a range of permit applications related to protected species for various purposes including science and conservation and also related to developments and forestry.  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 databases.

Qualifications and Skills


  • 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.
  • Qualifications for Permitting Officer 2 under the Felling and Species regimes require Level 4 of the Credit & Qualifications Framework or equivalent.
  • Customer service experience and ability to influence/persuade to achieve desired outcome.
  • An understanding of the Environmental Permitting Regulations and how they relate to the permitting process. (Desirable)
  • Experience of decision making using technical software and modelling programmes. (Desirable)
  • Ability to identify efficiencies and improvements in processes and ways of working. (Desirable)



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