Working Wetlands Advisory Officer (North Devon)

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Exeter, United Kingdom

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12 days ago

Closing date: Sunday 2 October 2022
Salary: £26,192pa (60% pro rata) plus 7% pension
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location: Cookworthy OR Aldens Court, Devon Wildlife Trust, Cookworthy Forest Centre, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21 5UX or Unit 2, Aldens Business Court, Chudleigh Road, Exeter, EX2 8TS.
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For further information and to apply for the post please download the Job Application Pack and Application Form below. If you have any further questions please email jobapps@devonwildlifetrust.org or telephone 01392 279244.

Working Wetlands represents one of the largest and longest-running landscape scale restoration projects. It aims to improve the quality and extent of semi-natural habitats and the associated ecosystem services (such as water and soils) across multiple drinking water catchments making best use of nature based solutions. The project delivers a significant part of South West Water’s Upstream Thinking programme.

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) is Devon’s leading wildlife conservation charity, with over 36,000 members, 350 regular volunteers, 100 staff and 63 nature reserves. We are one of the larger locally based organisations that collectively make up The Wildlife Trusts. DWT has pioneered the reintroduction of beavers in England and the restoration of internationally rare habitats like Culm Grassland.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service (pro-rata)
  • Agile working arrangements including home working
  • Flexitime system
  • Salary progression (subject to satisfactory performance)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Death in Service cover
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities

This is a part-time (22.5 hours per week) permanent post based at either Cookworthy or Aldens Court.

Interviews are being held on 18 October.

We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and abilities who meet the essential criteria for this role. We are an inclusive organisation that is seeking to involve more diverse audiences in our work.

For further information and to apply for the post please download the Job Application Pack and Application Form below. If you have any further questions please email jobapps@devonwildlifetrust.org or telephone 01392 279244.

DWT is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.

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