To implement the delivery of Dodham Brook Restoration Phase 3.
Salary: £21,000 pa
This is a full time role comprising 35 hours per week and is a Fixed Term Contract to 31/03/2023.
Duties will include the delivering and overseeing implementation works to rehabilitate the Dodham Brook Channel. A diverse range of tasks are included within the role such as ecological surveys, design and implementation of habitat focused interventions, monitoring activities and community/stakeholder engagement activities where relevant. The role offers a rare opportunity to gain experience in works focused on natural and engineered water environments, including river restoration, aquatic habitat creation/ enhancement and catchment scale interventions.
Role Description – Key Responsibilities and Tasks include:
Undertake desk top analysis and evaluation of data obtained as required
Undertake engagement events, e.g. general public activity events, school activities, and specific project related activities as required
Assist the trust to develop working relations and partnerships with a diverse range of organisations and businesses to recruit volunteers and promote the water environment and the multiple benefits it delivers to people and wildlife
Assist the trust to design and deliver project related tasks including the implementation of practical works, habitat management and other restoration/enhancement activities
Assist in the delivery of a robust, evidence based monitoring and evaluation programme to measure the effectiveness of project actions and quantify the benefits of projects to aquatic habitats/blue infrastructure, e.g. for providing ecosystem services benefits
Assist the trust in maintaining enhancements/implemented measures where this forms part of the monitoring regime
Assist in securing sustainable funding
Qualifications: minimum ‘A’ Level, relevant qualifications preferred above A Level or studying towards a relevant qualification
Experience: Some previous experience of environmental surveys/monitoring activities and rehabilitation of aquatic habitats would be very helpful but is not essential. A keen interest in the environment and aquatic habitats in particular is highly desirable. The role would suit individuals in the early stages of their career, or those newly entering the environmental sector and wishing to gain practical experience in a diverse range of activities.
Please send your CV plus a covering letter (2 page max) stating your interest in the role to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 29/11/2021 Location: Yeovil