Water & Habitats Specialist Officer (Tame Valley Wetlands)

Closing date:
Salary: £19,380 - £26,520
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Whitacre Heath,

3 miles north of Coleshill, 0.5km south east of Lea Marston, Tamworth, Warwickshire, B46 2EH
Can you help us make water better for wildlife? We are looking for an outstanding individual who has strong project management and engagement skills.

Office location: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, Coleshill, North Warwickshire B46 1GA.
Full time post (Fixed term until 31st March 2020 with possible extension)

Contact details

To apply:

Please complete the application form and equal opportunities form. Send your completed forms via email to enquiries@wkwt.org.uk

Or by post marked “Private and confidential” to:
Jobs Administrator, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV3 3GW.

Job reference: WHSO-Oct18

The post will deliver a range of grant funded projects on rivers, canals and wetlands across the Tame Valley Wetlands and wider Warwickshire. Utilising techniques such as biological controls for non-native invasive species, natural flood management and the re-naturalisation of rivers the post holder will work with a range of partners and landowners to restore the ecological condition of wetlands, control invasive species, reduce flooding and help to create a more resilient landscape. Projects will aim to work at a landscape scale, helping to create bigger, better, more joined up areas for the benefits of key species like otter and water voles.

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is the lead partner of the Tame Valley Wetlands Partnership with over 20 partners, including local, regional and national bodies such as the Environment Agency, Natural England, Parish, Borough and County Councils, the RSPB and Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. The Partnership is working towards the vision that ‘by 2030, the Tame Valley Wetlands will be a high quality, well-known and valued landscape, rich in wildlife, beauty and culture for all to enjoy’.

Full time post (Fixed term until 31st March 2020 with possible extension)
Salary grade: 2b: £19,380 - £26,520

Application deadline: Sunday 4th November 
Interviews: Friday 15th November

Based at: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA, with travel across the Tame Valley Wetlands and wider catchment