Water Environment and Agriculture Officer
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000
Closing date: Monday 24th June 2019
Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SZ
Do you want to help us address water pollution and create and restore healthy water and riparian habitats through engaging with land-managers in Worcestershire?
Do you want to help us address water pollution and create and restore healthy water and riparian habitats through engaging with land-managers in Worcestershire? As part of our new Water Environment Grant (WEG) Enhancing Public Goods in the Forest of Feckenham we are looking for a person with the skills to identify solutions for water pollution (in particular sediment and phosphate), including sign posting to funding / cost savings , trialling a phosphate reverse auction , ensuring legal requirements are in .place to deliver multifunctional wetlands and communication with key stakeholders.
With more than £300,000 secured for the Water Environment Grant you’ll be in a prime position to implement a far-reaching project that delivers for the water environment and associated habitats and agricultural land.
Our WEG is a 2-year project and aims to deliver direct water quality habitat improvements in our Living Landscape area known as the ‘Forest of Feckenham’ and offers advice and grants to land managers committed to making things better for our countryside and wildlife. You will understand how soil and water interact, provide recommendations to enhance land management, project manage habitat enhancements and ensure the Trust meets strict requirements in terms of delivery.
This is a varied and skilled role and you’ll have relevant qualifications and experience in water and agriculture management, excellent communication skills, an enthusiasm for wildlife, and a capacity to work to challenging deadlines. The post requires a full driving licence, is full time and the contract runs until 31 March 2021.
Please see the attachments for a full job description, application form and further information for any applicants.
Applications should be sent to Caroline Corsie, Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, Lower Smite Farm, Hindlip, Worcester WR3 8SZ, to be received not later than 10am Monday June 24th 2019.
Electronic forms should be returned to: