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About the roleAn exciting new role has been created to help deliver the Council’s new duty to secure Biodiversity Net Gain through development. You will be part of a new Ecology team within the Council’s Countryside service reporting to the District Ecologist. You will provide specialist advice to our planners to ensure that ecological matters are given due weight in the planning process and that decisions are fully informed by your knowledge and experience. You will also provide advice on policies to assist in the development of our Local Plan that reflect our new duties in the Environment Act.
About youWe are looking for someone who is passionate about wildlife and can demonstrate a good level of understanding and experience in assessing the ecological implications of development proposals. We want someone who can build effective relationships and work hand in glove with our planning service. You must hold a relevant degree or have equivalent experience and be an Associate or Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) or working towards full membership.
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Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5pm
East Devon District Council