Site Manager of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

This is an exciting chance to join the conservation team of Clinton Devon Estates and the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust and play a leading role in the protection and management of an internationally important conservation and recreational site in the beautiful South West.

Site Manager of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

Site Manager, East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

(Special Area of Conservation/Special Protection Area/Site of Special Scientific Interest)

 

Salary: £28,000/annum, dependent on qualifications and experience. Three year fixed-term contract.

 

This is an exciting chance to join the conservation team of Clinton Devon Estates and the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust and play a leading role in the protection and management of an internationally important conservation and recreational site in the beautiful South West.

Situated in East Devon, approximately five miles east of Exeter, the Pebblebed Heaths cover an area in excess of 1,000 hectares, and lie within East Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). They are designated as Common Land.  With an estimated 500,000 visits annually, they represent one of East Devon’s most well-loved recreational sites, as well as providing the primary training area for the Royal Marines.

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For more information about East Devon Pebblebed Heaths please visit www.pebblebedheaths.org.uk

Application
Please send a CV and covering letter addressed to Dr Sam Bridgewater, Head of Wildlife and Conservation, by email in Word or pdf format to Sam.Bridgewater@clintondevon.com detailing why you are interested in the post, and clearly outlining your experience and qualifications against the essential and desirable criteria outlined above. Deadline for applications: Friday 3rd February 2017. Provisional interview date: 27th February. There may be a requirement to attend a second interview (6th March).

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

Do what you can to elevate your profession. It is an honourable one

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550