Two job opportunities: Farm Carbon and Soils Advisors

Aug 18, 2020

Farm Carbon Toolkit, in partnership with the Duchy of Cornwall are offering two exciting job opportunities.

We are looking for two Farm Carbon and Soils Advisors to join our growing team, helping farmers to reduce their carbon footprint, build resilience and healthy soils.

This is a highly practical role that requires a strong understanding about farming and carbon issues, and an experience of farming that enables the applicant to interact with and support tenant farmers.

Farm Carbon Toolkit is a growing organisation that supports farmers and growers to reduce their carbon emissions and increase their carbon sequestration. As a Farm Carbon and Soils Advisor you will be involved in a wide range of activities including soil sampling, research, communications and consultancy engagement.

Salary: £27,000 per annum

Contract length: permanent

Location:  

  • one role in Devon and Cornwall (Western District)
  • one role in Herefordshire, Somerset, Devon and Wiltshire (Eastern District)

Each job will require a combination of home working, travel around the Duchy estate and some time at a Duchy office. All travel will be reimbursed and a vehicle made available if required. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 4th September 2020 (midnight)

Interviews to be held:

  • Western District – Thursday 10th September in Lostwithiel, Cornwall
  • Eastern District – Monday 14th September in Newton St Loe, near Bath

For full job descriptions please see here:

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants regardless of their background. We value diversity and acknowledge that people from certain backgrounds are underrepresented in this sector. If you’re not sure about applying or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for a chat.

How to apply

Please submit your CV with a covering letter, detailing all relevant experience, to becky.willson@farmcarbontoolkit.org.uk 

Your covering letter must refer to the knowledge and experience criteria listed in the Job Description.

Please also make clear to which role you are applying.

 

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