Water Team Project Officer

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Devizes, United Kingdom

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9 days ago

Closing date: Monday 15 August 2022
Salary: £24,765 - £28,659 per annum (depending on experience)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Devizes, Elm Tree Court, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1NJ
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Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our successful and ambitious Water Team.

Contact details

If you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Samantha Stork (Head of Conservation) on 07850796633 or Sams@wiltshirewildlife.org.

Job reference: Water Team Project Officer

Reports to: Water Team Manager
Salary: £24,765 - £28,659 per annum (depending on experience)
Hours: Full time / Permanent - 37.5 hours per week
Based at: Head Office - Elm Tree Court, Long Street, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 1NJ

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our successful and ambitious Water Team, to play a key role in preparing, managing and delivering our prestigious river and wetland restoration projects. You will be joining a dynamic team within a charity committed to nature’s recovery across Wiltshire, with over 40 nature reserves and 23,000 members. WWT delivers high profile, nationally important work.

Within the Water Team you will be working on a diverse range of projects, for example, woody debris river habitat improvements with volunteers, large scale wetland creation, invasive non-native species management, urban river improvements, removing barriers to fish migration and citizen science monitoring.

You will have the opportunity to work with range of stakeholders, from farmers and angling clubs to other NGOs, corporates and statutory bodies.

We would love to hear from you if you have knowledge and experience of working with freshwater ecosystems, and we would also welcome applications from those with knowledge and experience of hydromorphology and geomorphology, environmental project management and design.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is an exemplary employer with high staff satisfaction and multiple benefits for employees. These benefits include:

  • Pension up to 7.5% non-contributory
  • Group risk insurance – death in service and income protection
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Staff discount at WWT cafes, retail and classes
  • Head office in town centre with parking
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