Project Officer (Water Team; Maternity Cover)

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Devizes, , GB

The Trust is looking for a Project Officer to support the work of the Water Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate team member to take on this exciting opportunity.

The successful applicant will play an important role in the preparation and delivery of river restoration and other wetland 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 fixed-term maternity cover (until November 30th, 2018).

The Water Team is leading on several long-running river habitat improvement and monitoring projects (Wessex Chalk Streams Project, Source to Sea – tackling invasive species, Wiltshire River Monitoring Scheme – invertebrate monitoring using the Riverfly Partnership methodology), and developing new partnerships across Wiltshire.