Nature Recovery Officer Job Vacancy

Nature Recovery Officer – FT, 18 months fixed – £28,672 pa

The Friends of Chichester Harbour and the Conservancy are recruiting a Nature Recovery Officer to join our Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Unit. This role will implement an exciting new project sponsored by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, called ‘Return of the Tern: Nature Recovery on the Southern Coastal Plain’. The project will develop plans for a new Nature Recovery Area, initiate and deliver two capital projects (shingle recharges), and manage nine new tern rafts in Chichester Harbour. This work will complement our existing work on nature recovery.

The successful candidate will join a thriving team and must be enthusiastic, pro-active with strong interpersonal skills.  They will have knowledge of inter-tidal habitats and coastal issues and experience of working in a protected landscape, project management and working in partnership.

To apply, please read the job description and person specification carefully before downloading and completing the application form.  Please return your completed application form to by 5pm on 13 September 2021.  For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Dr Richard Austin, AONB Manager on 01243 512301 or by email