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Logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands TrustConsultant (Wetland Ecology)

HQ, Slimbridge Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week, 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday

£26,669 per annum


We are looking for a talented and highly motivated candidate for the role of Consultant (Wetland Ecology) in our new-look consultancy service housed within our Conservation Directorate.


The role will provide specialist skills and general support for the delivery of wetland creation and restoration projects, including visitor centres, aligned to our organisational strategy through provision of external consultancy, primarily in the UK but also working internationally. We welcome applications from candidates with a variety of relevant technical skills/backgrounds for the role but are particularly interested in applicants with experience in the design and creation of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and treatment wetlands, experience in developing experiences for nature/visitor centres or experience of working with stakeholders.


The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.


In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres


WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.


For more information, and to apply for the role, please click here   


Closing date:  21st August

Interview date:  9th & 10th September


Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410  



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