Senior Farm Conservation Adviser

Senior Farm Conservation Adviser – Dorset

Full time fixed-term contract position (initial 12 months maternity cover) based in the FWAG SouthWest Dorchester Office.

Candidates interested in part-time and flexible working will be considered.

Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 per annum, dependent on experience, pro rata if applicable

We are seeking an experienced farm adviser, with management skills, to provide maternity cover for our Senior Farm Conservation Adviser in Dorset. Based from the Dorchester office where you will be responsible for managing a team of advisers, maintaining and building relationships with partner organisations, as well as providing high quality environmental advice to farmers.

The post will suit a team player who is enthusiastic, passionate about improving the farmed environment, and is a strategic thinker able to see work through to completion.

You will be involved in a diverse range of tasks including team management, project development and management, and partnership meetings. You will also undertake farm advisory visits, assist farmers with agri-environment applications, and run farm walks and workshops for farmers.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 10th June
Interview date: Wednesday 17th June

For job description and to download an application pack please visit our Staff Vacancies page at:

If you have any questions about the post please contact Clare Buckerfield via email

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