Officer 1, People & Places

£25,828 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Wales, UK
  • 09 Apr, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description


  • Officer 1, People & Places

    • Location: Flexible
    • Grade & Salary: 4, £25,828 rising to £29,352 over three years
    • Post number: 202550, 202547, 202548, 202549, 202551
    • Type of contract: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2021
    • Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours

    Closing date: 26 April 2020

    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

    Are you informed and passionate about the environment in Wales? Do you enjoy supporting and working collaboratively with a wide range of people? If so, then we’ve got the job for you!

    Through the Environment (Wales) Act, Natural Resources Wales has a new duty to pursue the sustainable management of natural resources (SMNR). Under the Act, NRW is also required to provide Area Statements that set out the natural resources in an area, the benefits they provide, and the priorities, risks and opportunities that need to be addressed.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised team player to be part of a place-based team helping to deliver the first Area Statement around Wales.

    If this sounds like you – apply now!

    This role will work within the People & Places Team, in our Operations Directorate.

    Qualifications and Skills

    • A working knowledge of environment management, agriculture, fisheries, conservation, forestry, water or biodiversity.
    • An understanding of the sustainable management of natural resources  Area Statements and Public Service Boards.
    • Strong and effective self-management and organisational skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers and partners; explaining issues and gaining support by influencing.
    • You will have experience or understanding of using GIS and Excel. Ability to work well as part of a team.
    • Current full UK valid licence to drive NRW fleet vehicles (cars and vans).


    For more information, please visit our website.