Canal Project Officer (Environment)

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

£24,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract [email protected]

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 30th April 2021  

Fixed term – until 31st December 2023

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Officer to help deliver the environmental aspects of the Cotswold Canals Connected (CCC) project. CCC is a canal restoration project near Stroud that will create a number of new sites and increased connectivity for wildlife alongside the restoration of the canal itself. The Project has a commitment to achieving a net gain for biodiversity and will create green and blue infrastructure that recognises the value of the ecosystem services provided by nature.

The successful candidate will help deliver the Working with Nature Programme and will lead on habitat creation and restoration projects on the ground within one of GWT’s Priority Landscape Areas. The project is volunteer led and a key requirement of the role will be working with volunteers and the community engagement team to deliver for wildlife and people alike.

We are seeking to appoint a responsible and enthusiastic candidate with experience in habitat creation and restoration projects and who is used to delivering projects with volunteers and local community groups. With a passion for wildlife, the post holder will have excellent organisational skills, be adept at multi-tasking and have an ability to enthuse and inspire.

If you are interested in joining our team, please download a full job description and application form from our website www.gloucestershirewildlifetru...

Please note that we do not accept CV’s and application forms should be returned to [email protected] by Friday 30th April 2021 at 5pm. Interviews will be held w/c 10th May via Microsoft Teams.

No agencies.

We aim to be an equal opportunity employer and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment.

Please mention when responding to this ad.