Field Officer (Water Team)

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Devizes, , GB

The successful applicant will play an important role in the preparation and delivery of river restoration and habitat improvement projects in the Hampshire Avon Catchment, as well as the Bristol Avon and Thames catchments in Wiltshire. In this, they will work closely together with multiple partners and stakeholders across the county. The successful applicant will have direct experience with habitat improvement work and/or river restoration projects, either with a statutory body, NGO, consultancy or specialist contractor.

A full driving licence is a requirement for this post.

This post is advertised as a maternity cover initially (until 1 December 2017), but with the possibility to extend, depending on future funding.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust was set up in 1962 to campaign and take action to protect the natural environment. Since then the Trust has grown to become one of the UK’s leading environmental charities, working to create a sustainable future for wildlife and people. The Water Team is leading on several long-running river habitat improvement projects (Wessex Chalk Streams Project, Source to Sea – tackling invasive species), and developing new partnerships across Wiltshire.

Closing Date: 12(noon) on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. 
Candidates selected for interview will be notified by Thursday 5th January 2017. If you have not been contacted by this date then unfortunately you have not been successful in securing an interview. It is not our policy to give feedback at this stage.

Interviews: Wednesday 11th January 2017 at WWT Langford Lakes Nature Reserve. 
Please ensure when applying that you are available on this date.

A full job description and application form is available below.

If after reading the job description you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Martijn Antheunisse on 07850 796633 or 01380 736066.

The Trust will only accept candidates on completion of our application form.