Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer (River Projects)


Hatfield, UK 🇬🇧

Luton, UK 🇬🇧


Closing Date:November 24, 2022
Salary:£26,110 – £28,950 depending on experience
Contract Type:Paid
Region:East of England

Join a team which is changing places and changing lives

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart.  We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact.  Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.                                                                                                                                    

Senior Project Officer (River Projects)

Salary: £26,110 – £28,950  depending on experience

Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire and/or Luton, Bedfordshire

Hours: The role is ideally full time (37 hrs a week) with some flexibility. Part time hours (22.5 hours minimum) can be considered.  This role is hybrid.

We are recruiting for a senior project officer role (rivers coordinator) to deliver projects that engage communities with their local watercourses and to improve the water environment. The role will include being a catchment host lead and to develop river focussed projects across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and the wider region.

You will require strong subject knowledge on rivers and conservation work and a passion for community engagement and leading practical tasks.  You be working with different community groups as well as co-ordinating with local partner organisations to deliver and develop new projects.

There is ample scope for innovation and we’ll make sure you’re given all the support and guidance you need to really take your career forward.

Groundwork East is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For an informal chat, please contact Chris Dungate on 07872 400778 or email [email protected]

To apply

Please read the Job Description below and email your completed application form to: [email protected]

Please mark the subject heading of your email ‘Application for Senior Project Officer (River Projects)’

Job Description

Application Form  

Closing date: 24 November 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 28 November 2022

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