Ecological Advisor - Tenders Global

Ecological Advisor

Hertfordshire County Council

Job Number: HCC20487
Directorate: Sustainable Growth
Location: Countywide
Starting Salary: £31,895 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of
£35,336 per annum
Hours: 37 per week or job share (flexible and remote working offered)
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

The LEADS team (landscape, ecology, archaeology, development sustainability) supports the
County and most District planning authorities in Herts. You will also join the Team at a very
exciting time as Biodiversity Net Gain and the Local Nature Recovery Strategy are implemented,
a sea change in the profile and importance of ecology and the natural environment in planning
and placemaking, and you will have an opportunity to be part of improving the ecology and
biodiversity in this varied and attractive county.

The successful post holder will provide high quality information and advice to the County
Council and Hertfordshire local planning authorities and developers to ensure that the natural
environment is a key consideration when applications for planning permissions are considered,
and ensure that site surveys and appropriate protection, enhancement and mitigation are
properly undertaken.

You will represent the interests of the natural environment when supporting pre-planning
advice, master-planning and policy making, playing a role in giving a sense of place, identity
and belonging. Your expertise and knowledge will help planners, developers and designers to
improve the well being of Hertfordshire’s natural environment

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd October 2022

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 31st October 2022

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Lynne Ceeney (Director of
Environmental Sustainability) via [email protected]

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

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