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Logo: River Thame Conservation Trust Now Recruiting - Project Officer - River Thame Conservation Trust

 

Are you an all-rounder who combines sound knowledge of freshwater ecology and citizen science with the ability to engage and communicate well with a wide range of people? Do you enjoy a varied role working part office based, part outdoors across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire where you have autonomy in your day to day work but also the support and guidance of a friendly team of experienced colleagues? Do you have a can do, enthusiastic attitude and track record of making things happen on the ground?

 

If so, you could be just the person we’re looking for! An exciting opportunity has arisen for a freshwater scientist to join us in a rewarding and varied Project Officer role, based at the Freshwater Habitats Trust’s office in Headington, Oxford. You’ll play a leading role planning and delivering water quality improvement and biodiversity projects across the River Thame catchment. You’ll be involved in our thriving volunteer programme, managing citizen science and other data gathering and analysis to monitor change in our river and to report to funders. You’ll continue our good work of building constructive relationships with landowners, farmers, partner organisations and local communities to successfully deliver practical on the ground projects to make our catchment better for wildlife and people.

 

The package - Salary £22,000 - £28,333 pa subject to experience, flexible working, 6% company pension, 30 days leave (annual leave and public holidays) and pleasant office surroundings within Bury Knowle Park, Oxford. (We’ll also provide some wellies!). This post is full time and initially a two-year fixed term contract with the intention to continue the post subject to funding. 

 

Applications: please click here to see the full job description and person specification and if you think you fit the bill, send a current CV (max 2 sides A4) with a cover sheet (max 2 sides A4) outlining how your experience and expertise meet the job requirements we’ve outlined and why you’d like to work for RTCT to louise@riverthame.org

  

Closing date: 5pm Sunday 5th August 2018  

 

Interviews: Monday 13th August 2018 in Oxford (there might be some flexibility for suitable candidates)

 

 

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