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Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Wildlife and Farming Officer and Water and Wetlands Officer

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust is seeking:

1 x Wildlife and Farming Officer: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum + pension

Full time: 35 hours per week, permanent

1 x Water and Wetlands Officer: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum + pension

Full time: 35 hours per week, 3-year contract (with possibility of extension)

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) has 2 exciting new wildlife conservation opportunities to assist nature’s recovery through the management, delivery and development of multiple projects in Worcestershire. As well as working with our existing farm cluster groups you will develop new relationships with farmers, landowners, local communities and other strategic partners and provide conservation advice in Worcestershire.

The Wildlife and Farming Officer will work with landowners, land managers and relevant sector partners, especially on grassland and farmland habitats, carry out ecological surveys and land management plans, provide land management advice, oversee the day to day running of 150 acres of Lower Smite Farm contractors and volunteers, act as WWT lead on the Local Wildlife Sites Partnership, plan and deliver biological surveying on WWT nature reserves, plan and deliver monitoring programmes to appraise the effectiveness of interventions, and deliver talks, training events and guided walks with local communities and partners.

The Water and Wetland officer will work with landowners, land managers and relevant sector partners, provide water and wetland species and habitat advice, plan and deliver actions as co-host for the Trust of the Worcestershire Middle Severn Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) partnership, work within communities to understand water and wetland local issues and deliver local projects, raise awareness of delivering nature’s recovery and water environment issues, give talks, training events and guided walks with local communities and partners, and respond to local, and national where appropriate, water and wetland consultations.

Closing date for applications for both posts: Midnight Tuesday 22 June 2021

Interview date: Wildlife and Farming Officer week commencing Monday 28 June 2021. First interview on Teams or Zoom.

Interview date: Water and Wetlands Officer week commencing Monday 5 July 2021. First interview on Teams or Zoom.

Second interviews will be carried out on site with the shortlisted candidate. Date to be agreed.

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Closing Date: 22/06/2021  Location: Worcestershire

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