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Tees-Swale Interpretation Officer

Contract Type: Temporary
Working Pattern: Part time
Salary: Grade 10 £31,346 to £34,728 p.a pro rata
Hours per week: 18.5
Employment Location: AONB Offices, Stanhope
Closing date: 31 Jan

An opportunity has arisen for an Interpretation Officer required for a fixed term until September 2025.

Tees-Swale is led by the North Pennines AONB Partnership, with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, and covers nearly 850km2 of outstanding Protected Landscape. We aim to demonstrate how — by working in tandem with our High Nature Value farmers in particular — we can conserve, restore, expand and connect priority habitats on an unprecedented scale; at the same time, this work will deliver multiple other public benefits including climate change mitigation, flood-risk management and increasing people’s well-being.

This post will lead on the interpretation elements of the ‘Tees-Swale’ programme on behalf of the North Pennines AONB Partnership and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Interpretation is important to this programme as it will enable more people from a wider audience to understand the natural and cultural heritage of the area and create a connection to the environment. In enabling people to understand, they are more likely to care for the future of the uplands, both from inside and outside the project area.

Essential Qualifications
• Degree or equivalent, in an environmental, heritage,
communications, marketing, arts, creative design or interpretation
related subject
• Significant experience of working in a similar interpretation/creative

Your significant experience will include:
• Creative design
• Developing and delivering interesting and innovative interpretative
materials of the natural environment in a range of media, e.g.
panels, flyers, websites, videos etc.
• Successful working on multi-partner projects relating to
interpretation of natural /heritage/environment

Candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means on Monday 8th February 2021.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Niki Rust, Tees-Swale Programme Manager on 07913232018 or via email at niki@northpenninesaonb.org.uk

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 263154/264469/264086/266148 or email PESNCC@durham.gov.uk


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