Project Coordinator (Asian Hornet Strategy)

An exciting opportunity has opened with the States of Guernsey.

Project Coordinator (Asian Hornet Strategy)

Service Area: Agriculture, Countryside & Land Management Services

Grade: EGI- £32,469 – £35,090 per annum

Full Time (3-Year Contract)

The States of Guernsey is looking for a Project Coordinator (Asian Hornet Strategy) to join their team in Agriculture, Countryside and land Management Services. The Project Coordinator (Asian Hornet Strategy) will be jointly responsible for the implementation of the Asian Hornet Strategy (2019-2021). The aim of the strategy is to prevent the establishment of Asian hornets in Guernsey in order to minimize their risk to the public and to biodiversity. The post holder will also be jointly responsible for the implementation of an island wide programme of trapping queen Asian hornets in the spring and will be responsible for reviewing the strategy on an annual basis.

The post holder will work in close conjunction with the Field & Research Officer (Asian Hornet Strategy), as well as the Agriculture, Countryside & Land Management Services team (The Office of the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure) of which they will be a part. The post holder will report to the Environment Services Officer and will be required to provide cover for the Field & Research Officer in the event of absence.

Job Description

Contact: Lisa Duggan, Environmental Services Officer, on email:

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this post.

Closing Date: 03 January 2019.

Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role. This should be in addition to any CV or cover letter supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met. The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.

Note – Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:
• Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate’s current line manager
• Satisfactory, Basic Police Check, which can be obtained, at the candidates own expense, from the Guernsey Vetting Bureau, New Jetty, White Rock, St Peter Port, after an offer of appointment has been made. Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
• Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
• Possession of a valid Right to Work document

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and the postholder has demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

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