Agri-Environment advisor, REAction WEG Project

Location Welshpool
Salary £22,484 - £25518
Closes April 18, 2019

Post Title:  Agri-Environment Advisor, REAction WEG Project

Responsible to: Head of Projects, Research and Innovation

Salary: £22,484 – £25,518 (A27-A31) pa, depending on experience

Status: Full time (37 hours per week), Fixed term appointment to March 2021

Purpose of the job:     To provide specialist advice to farmers, landowners and land managers and support the delivery of a programme of interventions that promote water quality improvement of the Rea Brook, Shropshire, by reducing diffuse pollution from farms and rural areas.

The job-holder will:

  • support the Lead Agri-Environment Advisor and work with the farmers, land-owners and the agricultural community to produce water, nutrient and soil management plans
  • help identify and scope interventions that provide positive outcomes for the farm and the project
  • support the delivery of a programme of farmer training events and one-to-one farm visits to promote resource protection and reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture, with a focus on dairy farm practices.

The job holder may be able to register and study for a fully-funded Masters by Research (MRes) qualification as part of the work.

The job holder will work from the offices of the Severn Rivers Trust in Welshpool.

Find out more here. 

Agri-Environment advisor, REAction WEG Project

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