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Logo: Herts and Middlesex Wildlife TrustWe’re looking for someone to make the wetlands of the Colne Valley a better place for wildlife and to prevent water voles from becoming extinct.

 

Colne Valley Rivers and Wetlands Officer

£24,444 - £27,783 plus 7% pension

Fixed term contract until 31 December 2021 (with possible extension).

 

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to create a Living Landscape rich in wildlife, for everyone.

 

By working with partners through the Colne Valley, this post offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the conservation of the Colne Valley and the wildlife that is dependent upon its habitats.

 

The post holder will be responsible for managing this project which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and forms part of the wider project, “The Colne Valley – A Landscape on the Edge.” The aims of this project are twofold:

  • Preventing water voles from becoming extinct in the Colne Valley.
  • By working in partnership with the Colne Valley Fisheries Consultative, achieve integrated management of fisheries, balancing satisfying angling opportunities with conserving and increasing biodiversity, to the benefit of the wider Colne Valley.

 

You’ll be an ambitious conservationist, educated to degree level or equivalent in a biological/environmental science and have significant experience of wetland habitat management, partnership working, volunteer development and community engagement.

 

Logo: Heritage FundIf you would like an informal discussion about this post, please call Tim Hill, the Trust’s Conservation Manager on 01727 858901.

 

For more information and to apply (CVs are not accepted), please visit our website

Logo: Colne Valley Landscape Partnership 

Closing Date: 12 midday on Tuesday 5 March 2019

Interviews & assessment:  Tuesday 12 March 2019

 

A driving licence and flexibility to work occasional irregular hours is required for all posts. The post may be subject to a Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service

 

 

 

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