Biodiversity Data Officer

The Biodiversity Information Service for Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BIS) is the independent local environmental records centre (LERC) which acts as the focus for the collation, management and use of information on the wildlife of Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BBNP). BIS is a member of LERC Wales Ltd which includes the 4 independent welsh LERCs that aim to provide seamless biodiversity information across Wales. The following f/t post is an opportunity to work at our Brecon office, within the beautiful area of BBNP, managing the BIS datasets and providing an efficient service to partners and customers

Biodiversity data officer – This post requires someone who has relevant experience of working with databases or a comparable post, and understands the role of LERCs. The successful applicant will have a nature conservation degree (or equivalent) and will be IT literate, with working experience of using biological recording software and GIS. Most importantly, the successful applicant will be a good communicator with good organisational skills and the ability to work to a very high standard within a small team. They should be able to demonstrate their commitment to biodiversity and be keen to tackle the challenges offered by working for a thriving LERC at the forefront of technical development.

How to Apply

For job specification and an application form please email, go to our website at or contact BIS on (01874) 610881.

For an informal discussion about the post, please phone Janet Imlach on (01874) 610881.

Completed application forms must be received by 12 noon on Monday 4th December 2017

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Key Information


£21-23,000 per annum


Biodiversity Information Service for Powys&BBNP




Full Time


Mid Level


Biodiversity, Ecology, Environment, Nature & Wildlife


Brecon, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

4th December 2017 at 12:00pm

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