Peat Project Officer

Closing date:
Salary: £26,200 p.a. Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Unit 23 Skipton Auction Mart, Gargrave Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UD
Do you Love Yorkshire, Love Wildlife? Are you as committed as we are to creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone?

Contact details

To apply please send a completed application form with accompanying equal opportunities monitoring form or for more information about this post please email

Closing deadline: 9am Friday 21 August

Please see the application pack below.

Job reference: 17.6.147

We are looking for a Peat Project Officer who will be a key part of our dynamic Peatland Team. This post will include a variety of activities consisting of surveying damaged peatlands; liaising with landowners and managers; media communications and interviews; developing tenders and coordinating and overseeing contracts for peatland restoration; and running awareness projects.  

As well as being passionate and enthusiastic about our mission to secure Living Landscapes and Living Seas, you will have practical experience of GIS software as well as experience of land management for nature conservation and peatland ecology and management. You will have excellent communication skills to engage with a wide range of audiences and have a keen interest in peatland restoration. This post will be based at our Skipton Office in the longer term but will be temporarily based at home. 

We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.  We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want our people to flourish, just like nature.