Project Officer - Water Team (Maternity Cover)

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Devizes, Wiltshire
£23,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01380 736086 Dianne Gale

Sectors: water & hydrology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Thursday, 04 January 2018

Reports to: Team Leader Water Projects
Salary: £23,000
Contract: Fixed Term Maternity Cover to 30th November 2018
Hours: 37.5hrs per week
Based: Devizes

The Trust is looking for a Project Officer to support the work of the Water Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate team member to take on this exciting opportunity.

The successful applicant will play an important role in the preparation and delivery of river restoration and other wetland habitat improvement projects in the Hampshire Avon Catchment, as well as the Bristol Avon and Thames catchments in Wiltshire. In this, they will work closely together with multiple partners and stakeholders across the county. The successful applicant will have direct experience with habitat improvement work and/or river restoration projects, either with a statutory body, NGO, consultancy or specialist contractor.

A full driving licence is a requirement for this post.

This post is advertised as a fixed-term maternity cover (until November 30th, 2018).

The Water Team is leading on several long-running river habitat improvement and monitoring projects (Wessex Chalk Streams Project, Source to Sea – tackling invasive species, Wiltshire River Monitoring Scheme – invertebrate monitoring using the Riverfly Partnership methodology), and developing new partnerships across Wiltshire.

Closing Date: 12 (noon) Thursday 4th January 2018 Candidates selected for interview will be notified by Tuesday 9th January 2018. If you have not been contacted by this date then unfortunately you have not been successful in securing an interview. It is not our policy to give feedback at this stage.

Interviews: Monday 15th January 2018 at Langford Lakes Nature Reserve  Please ensure when applying that you are available on this date.

A full job description and application form is available to download from our website.

If after reading the job description you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Martijn Antheunisse (Team Leader Water Projects) on 07850 796633 or 01380 736066 or

The Trust will only accept candidates on completion of our application form which can be found on our website.

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