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Logo: Ribble Rivers TrustSeasonal Survey Assistant x 2

Job Title: Seasonal Survey Assistant (x 2)
Purpose: To assist with annual monitoring programme
Reports to: Catchment Science Co-ordinator
Location: Clitheroe (base), working across the catchment
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Contract: 12 weeks, fixed term contract (June October, depending on start date)


The Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is the lead partner in the Ribble Life Together project, which is a catchment scale project delivering a range of activities to improve the condition, management and awareness of the Ribble Catchment.


Ribble Rivers Trust uses a robust scientific approach to catchment conservation and is guided by local knowledge, the experience of the Ribble Life Partnership Board, as well as the outcomes of monitoring, evaluation and surveys. 


As such we are looking to recruit two Seasonal Survey Assistants to aid in the collection of field survey data ranging from ecological surveys of vegetation, invertebrates and fish, to water chemistry and habitat surveys. One post holder will specialise in electro-fishing, although both roles will be expected to carry out the full range of duties as required.


The successful candidate will have experience of environmental surveying, including design, data collection and data entry.


The seasonal survey assistant will be responsible for:

  • Collecting field survey data as directed by the Catchment Science Co-ordinator
  • Undertake data entry into appropriate databases
  • Working alongside volunteers to provide support and training
  • Contribute to the production of publicity and marketing media of the project
  • Any other duties as required by the RRT.


Closing date: 12noon Wednesday 23rd May 2018

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Please apply by sending a completed application form and covering letter to ribblelife@ribbletrust.com by 12noon Wednesday 23rd May. CVs will not be accepted.


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Friday 25th May 2018 and interviews will take place on Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June 2018. If you have not been contacted by 5pm on Friday 25th May 2018, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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