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Trainee Placement – Lost and Relict Orchard Project (Kickstart Scheme)

Helmsley

Job Ref
KS700
Location
Helmsley

Trainee Placement – Lost and Relict Orchard Project (Kickstart Scheme)
Helmsley, York.

This vacancy is part of the Kickstart Scheme and is for people aged 18 – 24 claiming Universal Credit only.

Are you looking to join an organisation dedicated to the conservation of our natural surroundings? Do you love the idea of working within the stunning setting of the North York Moors? If so, read on.

About Us

North York Moors National Park Authority looks after one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with picture book towns and villages, hideaways, beautiful moorlands and breath-taking scenery, the North York Moors is a unique area with diversity and ecosystems that are found nowhere else in the UK.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee to join our Lost and Relict Orchard Project.

The Benefits

- Full time work at national minimum wage for age
- Excellent training and development opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a National Park rich in history and heritage and take on a key role in preserving this incredible part of the world for generations to come.

You will receive all the support you need to succeed in your role, including superb on-the-job training, a dedicated mentor and the chance to learn from an experienced team.

What’s more, with full access to our online training platform (ELMS), you will be able to increase your knowledge of Health & Safety, data protection, equality and wellbeing, as well as a wide range of other personal and professional development courses.

The Role

As a Trainee, you will learn how to use Geographical Information Systems (GIS), databases and historic maps to build a National Park database and GIS layer for existing, lost and remnant orchard locations across the North York Moors National Park.

Working with the Woodland Creation Officer and Conservation Graduate Trainee, you will assist in site surveys of identified sites, focusing on the identification and recording of veteran trees and woodland ground flora present.

You will also ground truth from existing, lost and remnant orchards of cultural and natural heritage value.

Other duties will include:

- Surveying and recording existing fruit trees and comparing them to historic records
- Seeking access permissions from landowners, tenants and farmers
- Assisting the woodland team in identifying high value orchard sites across the National Park
- Drawing up restoration prescriptions
- Assisting with the Shadow Woodlands project as required
- Working alongside volunteers to co-ordinate site surveys

About You

To be considered as a Trainee, you will need:

- A keen interest in the work of National Parks
- The ability to identify native trees and fruit trees
- Botanical identification skills (particularly related to woodland flora)
- Experience of GIS and Microsoft Office
- To be claiming Universal Credit
- A full valid driving licence

So, if you’re looking for your next challenge as a Trainee, please apply via the button shown. This advert has been created by Webrecruit.

Function
Kick Start Scheme
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
37


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Management

Director - North York Moors National Park Trust

North York Moors

Job Ref
TR073
Location
North York Moors

Director - North York Moors National Park Trust

Fixed term contract for 3 years, the salary for a 22.5 hour week is circa £25,000 per annum. Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

The North York Moors National Park Trust are looking to appoint a director to lead the Trust and oversee the next stage in the charity’s development. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, committed and experienced individual to join the charity and shape and deepen our work.

You will need to fulfil the range of roles and tasks needed in a small organisation, whilst working to shape its future with the support of a stable, approachable, experienced and involved board of trustees.

You will be working on exciting projects which range from protecting rare and endangered species to working with local communities to promote all the wonderful projects the charity supports. Whist being knowledgeable in strategic development with an entrepreneurial approach, you will also be an ambassador to the Trust, leading on promotional events and campaigns.

If you want to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact the Trust chair Tom Hind – t.hind@northyorkmoors.org.uk

Closing date: midnight on 24 October 2021

Interviews are expected to be on Friday 12 November 2021

Function
Management
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
22.5


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Park Services

Graphic Designer

Helmsley

Job Ref
PS160
Location
Helmsley

Graphic Designer
£25,991 to £28.672 pa with potential progression to £32,234.

We have a unique opportunity for a skilled graphic designer. Having our wonderful National Park for inspiration, you’ll take responsibility for creatively designing materials that are both engaging and innovative.

You’ll need to understand branding and make sure that the Authority’s brand is used in a consistent and professional manner.

We’ll want you to be able to tell us about your;

• Working knowledge of graphic design and multimedia design software;
• Experience of working with branding across a wide variety of outputs, from print to digital
• Ability to convey ideas simply and clearly through text and images; and
• Excitement and enthusiasm for National Parks.

Based at our Headquarters in Helmsley (with homeworking by arrangement), you will be working as part of a fully committed and supportive team. You will also be able to take advantage of our excellent personal development and flexible working opportunities.

Closing date: midnight on 15 November 2021

Interviews are to be held on Friday 26 November 2021




Function
Graphic Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Planning

Business Administration Apprentice (Planning) (2 year ftc)

Helmsley

Job Ref
PL982
Location
Helmsley

Business Administration Apprentice (Planning) (Helmsley).

Are you having second thoughts about staying on at school/college or going to University? Joining us will give you a great opportunity to develop your skills, get qualifications that will help you at work, earn some money and have the satisfaction that you are contributing to looking after one of Britain’s most fantastic landscapes!

We have been working with apprentices for the last 17 years and have a great record in helping our apprentices learn new skills and then go on to get a job at the end of their training programme.

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our two year Business Administration apprentice scheme to enable you to build up your office based experience.

Working in our Planning Department you will develop a wide range of transferable skills and technical knowledge of planning processes.

This apprenticeship is ideal if you want the chance to learn new skills on-the-job and back this up with studying for Level 3 qualifications.

You’ll find that you are working with supportive colleagues who are keen to help you develop and make the most of the training that we’ll give you.
Year 1 - £8,295.47 per annum, plus an annual apprentice supplement of £1205.28, also £30 per month to go towards travel costs. From year 2 it changes to the national minimum wage for your age (plus the annual supplement of £1205.28 – paid monthly)

If you want to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Wendy Strangeway on 01439 772569 or email w.strangeway@northyorkmoors.org.uk

To apply for this vacancy, please visit our website: https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/about-us/job-vacancies

Closing date midnight on 24 October 2021

Interviews are to be held on Thursday 4 November 2021

Function
Planning Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37


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Planning Assistant (Enforcement)

Helmsley

Job Ref
PL234 PL235
Location
Helmsley

Planning Assistant (Enforcement)
Helmsley, York (with travel throughout the North York Moors National Park).

Are you enthusiastic, a good communicator, and have the ability to provide an excellent level of customer service? Do you want to make a difference and start a rewarding career helping to protect the landscape and development of the North York Moors National Park Authority? If so, read on.

About Us

The North York Moors National Park Authority works to conserve the beautiful scenery, magnificent wildlife and captivating history of the North York Moors.
The National Park boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the country with a rich built and cultural heritage.

We are now looking for a Planning Assistant (Enforcement) to join us in Helmsley, the National Park’s only market town, and support our planning team.

The Benefits

- Salary of £20,903 - £23,541 per annum
- 24 days’ holiday (rising annually by one day up to 29 days), plus eight Bank Holidays
- Work within one of the UK’s most stunning landscapes
- Great training opportunities
- Pension Scheme & flexible working

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience in planning enforcement. Joining a supportive and dedicated team, you will be supported to obtain a new skill set.

So, if you want to make a positive impact on Yorkshire’s built environment and people and have the chance to transform your passion for built conservation into an incredible career, we would love to hear from you.

The Role

As a Planning Assistant (Enforcement), you will help to deliver the Authority’s Planning Enforcement Service to ensure compliance with the planning decisions of the National Park Authority.

You will carry out office and site investigations relating to breaches of planning control or complaints of unauthorised development and proactively monitor compliance with planning permissions.

Reporting to the Enforcement Team Leader, your role will involve:

- Answering telephone calls and meeting members of the public and customers to answer questions relating to enforcement enquiries and complaints.
- Undertaking desk based research of planning history and associated land use constraints and recording information in letters and reports to progress a complaint to a satisfactory outcome.
- Undertaking regular site visits to obtain further information in respect of enforcement complaints and to speak to members of the public and customers where necessary on site.
- Providing pragmatic, professional and diplomatic advice as part of a highly customer focussed service
- Delivering general written and telephone advice to the public and developers on enforcement, compliance and monitoring matters
- Writing harm assessment and closure reports relating to enforcement complaints

About You

To join us as a Planning Enforcement Assistant, you will need:

- The ability to develop knowledge of relevant planning legislation
- Proficiency in IT applications, including Microsoft Office
- Fantastic communication skills
- A good standard of general education, such as GCSEs including Maths and English

So, if you’re seeking a new, exciting challenge as a Planning Assistant, please apply by midnight on 31 October 2021
Interviews are expected to be on Wednesday 10 November 2021

Function
Planning
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Technician (Planning and Enforcement)

Helmsley

Job Ref
PL242
Location
Helmsley

Planning and Enforcement Technician
37 hours per week (permanent)
£18,933 to £19,698 per annum.

The North York Moors National Park Authority helps to look after one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with picture book villages and breath-taking scenery, the North York Moors is a unique area with a rich diversity of landscape and built heritage.

We’re now looking for a Planning and Enforcement Technician to join our Planning team on a full time basis.

When you join us, you will discover a dedicated team committed to ensuring the North York Moors National Park remains a thriving and beautiful area for years to come. With your experience in administration, you’ll support the Planning and Enforcement teams in conserving, enhancing and safeguarding the Park’s natural and built environment.

So, if you are looking for a fresh, new challenge and want to help our National Park flourish and thrive, we want to hear from you!

The role

As a Planning and Enforcement Technician, you will help to deliver the Authority’s planning/enforcement service. Reporting to the Planning Administration Team Leader, you will be part of an administration team providing a high-quality and customer-focused planning service.
Ideally, you’ll need to have:

• Experience of providing an administration service in a business environment;
• Experience of managing a varied workload and working to deadlines;
• Experience of using software packages in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
• Great attitude to dealing with the public and commitment to delivering high standards of customer service;
• Real willingness to learn and develop.

Supportive colleagues, flexible working hours, generous holiday entitlements and a Local Government salary pension scheme complete an attractive package.

If you want to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Wendy Strangeway on 01439 772569 or email w.strangeway@northyorkmoors.org.uk

To apply for this vacancy, please visit our website: https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/about-us/job-vacancies

Closing date midnight on 31 October 2021


Function
Planning Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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