Jobs with the National Park Authority
Current job vacancies
Planning Admin Officer - fixed term contract
Closing date: 2 April 2015
Thank you for your interest in working for the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. These pages tell you about the types of employment opportunities that we offer and how to apply for current vacancies.
For information about the Authority and our statutory purposes, read our website pages about The Authority.
The Authority's staff - around 100 of them in total - work mainly from two offices, one in Bainbridge in Wensleydale and one in Grassington in Wharfedale.
Types of job within the Authority are wide-ranging and include: planning officers and technicians, countryside management professionals (rangers and rights of way experts), ecologists, archaeologists, building conservation experts, farm and conservation advisors, researchers, administrative staff, tourist information advisors, communications staff and qualified professionals in the field of personnel, finance, IT and legal services. You can read about some of these roles in Job Profiles.
How to apply
If you wish to apply for a position within the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority please use our application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and return it marked 'Confidential' by post to:
Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
or by email to: email@example.com
You can download and complete our application form using the links below in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format:
- Application form and Equal opportunities form (Microsoft Word format)
- Application form and Equal opportunities form (Adobe PDF format)
- We can only accept applications on our official application form which must be returned by post or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please make sure you complete all sections of the form - including the equal opportunities monitoring section.
- Please do not send CVs unless specifically requested.
Terms and conditions
Specific terms and conditions will be issued for each post as it becomes vacant but you may find it useful to read our general terms and conditions of employment.
Benefits for employees are kept under review to ensure that they remain attractive and appropriate, an approach supplemented by work-life balance and training policies. We are committed to maintaining safe and healthy working conditions for all staff, and to maintaining good communication and working relationships with trade unions and all of our people.
For details of vacancies at other National Park Authorities, visit the UK National Parks website.