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Water for Wildlife Project Officer

Salary: £23,770 - £25,751 per annum

Closing date: Monday 20th November 2017

London Wildlife Trust is a growing charity with a diverse range of projects and funding sources. Our new pan-London Water for Wildlife project will be working in different parts of London.

Locations and Working Pattern: Full time, at Camley Street Natural Park, Woodberry Wetlands, Dean Bradley House (and various locations in north London)

London Wildlife Trust is a growing charity with a diverse range of projects and funding sources. Our new pan-London Water for Wildlife project will be working in different parts of London.

The post-holder will deliver the Water for Wildlife project in north London in line with the project work plan. Responsible for recruiting, retaining and managing local volunteers, the post holder will also deliver a coordinated volunteer training programme that will train volunteers in surveying and monitoring freshwater habitats, with a particular focus on Odonata (dragonflies). With the help of local volunteers, you will carry out freshwater habitat improvement works at identified sites; and ensure the ongoing sustainability of these improvements through working with local people and partners, whilst promoting citizen science initiatives. 

The successful candidate will have significant practical experience of urban wildlife conservation, including delivery of aquatic habitat restoration and management experience. You will evidence strong experience of recruiting and managing volunteers as well as delivering volunteer training programs and practical workdays. An understanding of key legislation and policy in respect of aquatic conservation is vital to this role. You will also have excellent organisational, communication (both written and verbal) and IT skills. 

London Wildlife Trust manages over forty nature reserve sites across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management which engage the local communities that use these sites. The Trust delivers projects focusing on protecting priority habitats and species in London and works to influence policy makers to support this work. The Trust engages London’s diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, volunteering programmes and education and outreach work. To understand more about our plans ahead, read our strategic plan: For a Wilder City 2015 – 2020 here

To apply, please send a completed Application Form and Candidate Details Form to recruitment@wildlondon.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 20th November 2017 10:00am
 

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