South Devon National Landscape
Follaton House, Plymouth Road,
Totnes TQ9 5NE

 

Tel: 01803 229330

 

Jobs and Opportunities

Working for us

 

Being a member of the South Devon National Landscape team gives you the opportunity to contribute directly to the work we do looking after this special place, working towards a common goal of protecting and restoring our designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for everyone to enjoy. If you are innovative, enthusiastic and have a flexible ‘can do’ attitude, then keep checking this page for opportunities!

 

 

We do not currently have any vacancies within the South Devon National Landscape team but Buglife is recruiting a Conservation Officer to work as part of the Life on The Edge team, you can find the details here:

 

Conservation Officer

 

Closing date Wednesday 10th April

Life on the Edge Community Officer - We are looking for a skilled and experienced Community Officer who has passion & enthusiasm for impactful landscape scale nature recovery for the benefit of people and wildlife. Full time, 37 hours.

Group of people in a coastal wildflower area

Applications closed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Community Officer who shares our passion and enthusiasm for impactful landscape scale nature recovery for the benefit of people and wildlife. Life on the Edge aims to restore species-rich grasslands to secure a positive future for some of the UK’s rarest invertebrates and plants living along the South Devon coast, while improving people’s nature-connectedness.

The job requirements are detailed below. Where applicable the skills, qualifications and memberships required for this job have also been included.

Job details:

 

 

  • Salary  £30,825 to £33,945

 

  • Contractual hours  37

 

  • Basis  Full Time

 

  • Region  South West

 

  • Package  Local Government Pension Scheme

 

  • Job category/type  Administration / Business Support

 

 

Date posted  18/03/2024
Job reference  SS113T001

Job description

National Lottery Heritage Fund logo      Life on the Edge project logo

 

Fixed-term contract until March 2029

 

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Community Officer who shares our passion and enthusiasm for impactful landscape scale nature recovery for the benefit of people and wildlife. Life on the Edge aims to restore species-rich grasslands to secure a positive future for some of the UK’s rarest invertebrates and plants living along the South Devon coast, while improving people’s health, wellbeing and nature-connectedness.

 

You will lead on connecting people and nature for this inspirational National Lottery Heritage Fund supported project and form part of a dedicated team and partnership to deliver the £4.4m, five-year Delivery Phase to Life on the Edge.

 

You will be part of a dynamic team at the South Devon National Landscape, including volunteers, apprentices and trainees, and work with a wider project partnership including Buglife, National Trust, South West Coast Path Association, Doorstep Arts and local communities, organisations, farmers and landowners.

 

If you are enthusiastic, inspiring and enabling communities to take positive action for nature & climate, and help drive real landscape scale change, this job is for you.

 

This exciting role is an amazing opportunity to work in one of the UK’s finest coastal landscapes – it is highly designated and includes Special Areas of Conservation, National Nature Reserves, Sites of Special Scientific Interest and forms an important part of the South Devon National Landscape, South Devon Heritage Coast and South West Coast Path National Trail.

 

For further information on the project see https://www.southdevon-nl.org.uk/projects/life-on-the-edge/

 

For an informal discussion please contact Nicky Bailey, South Devon National Landscape Community Projects Officer at [email protected]

 

Closing date: Monday 1st April 2024.

 

 

Interviews are anticipated to be held on 10th April 2024.

Life on the Edge Admin/Finance Officer - We are looking for someone with an aptitude for running smooth project administrative and financial operations who is also happy chatting to people about our project. Part time, 22.5 hours.

Wildflower meadow

Applications closed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you a great organiser and multi-tasker looking for a part-time role bursting with variety? This is not your normal run of the mill admin job! We are looking for someone with an aptitude for running smooth project administrative and financial operations, who would also be happy chatting to people about our exciting new project, Life on the Edge.

The job requirements are detailed below. Where applicable the skills, qualifications and memberships required for this job have also been included.

Job details:

 

 

  • Salary  £24,294 to £25,979 per annum pro-rata

 

  • Contractual hours  22.5

 

  • Basis  Part Time

 

  • Region  South West

 

  • Package  Local Government Pension Scheme

 

  • Job category/type  Administration / Business Support

 

 

Date posted  18/03/2024
Job reference  SS114T001

Job description

 

 

Logo: National Lottery Heritage Fund      Logo: Life on the Edge project

 

 

Fixed-term contract until March 2029, 22.5 hours per week

 

This role will suit a skilled and experienced Finance and Admin officer who is willing to share our passion for impactful project delivery for the benefit of people and wildlife. Life on the Edge aims to restore species-rich grasslands to secure a positive future for some of the UK’s rarest invertebrates and plants living along the South Devon coast.

 

You will provide administrative and financial support to the project team, project manager and project executive to deliver the £4.4m, five-year Delivery Phase to Life on the Edge, an inspirational National Lottery Heritage Fund supported project.

 

You will be part of a dynamic team at the South Devon National Landscape and work with a wider project partnership including Buglife, National Trust, South West Coast Path Association, Doorstep Arts and local communities, organisations, farmers and landowners.

 

This exciting role is an amazing opportunity to work in one of the UK’s finest coastal landscapes – it is highly designated and includes Special Areas of Conservation, National Nature Reserves, Sites of Special Scientific Interest and forms an important part of the South Devon National Landscape, South Devon Heritage Coast and South West Coast Path National Trail.

 

For further information on the project see https://www.southdevon-nl.org.uk/projects/life-on-the-edge/

 

For an informal discussion please contact Roger English, South Devon National Landscape Manager at [email protected]

 

Closing date:  Monday 1st April 2024.

 

 

Interviews anticipated to be held on 9th April 2024.