Wetlands Project Officer

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

Coventry, Warwickshire
£19,380 - £26,520 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.warwickshirewildlifetrust.org.uk ian.jelley@wkwt.org.uk 02476302912 Ian Jelley

Reference: WPO-Oct18

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology, ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 4th November 2018  

Can you help us make water better for wildlife? We are looking for an outstanding individual who has strong project management and engagement skills.

The post will deliver a range of grant funded projects on rivers, canals and wetlands across Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull. Utilising techniques such as natural flood management and the re-naturalisation of rivers the post holder will work with a range of partners and landowners to restore the ecological condition of wetlands, reduce flooding and help to create a more resilient landscape. Projects will aim to work at a landscape scale, helping to create bigger, better, more joined up areas for the benefits of key species like otter and water voles.

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is a dynamic conservation charity, working at a local and regional level to secure a better future for wildlife and people, as well as working with local communities and campaigning for the natural world.

A full driving licence and your own vehicle will be required as the post holder will need to travel around the county. Some weekend, Bank Holiday and evening working will also be required.

Full time post: (Fixed term until 15th February 2020 with possible extension)

Salary grade: 2b: £19,380 - £26,520
Application deadline: Sunday 4th November
Interviews: Thursday 15th November
Based at: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW

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