Water Team Leader

Job Description

Application Form

Reports to: Head of Conservation and Land Management
Salary: £30,047
Hours: Full Time (37.5hrs per week)
Based: Devizes

We are seeking a passionate, dynamic individual to lead our award-winning Water Team. Working across the Hampshire Avon, Bristol Avon and Thames catchments you will develop and deliver a diverse programme of river and wetland restoration projects. This will continue our successful work improving the ecological health of rivers and wetlands in Wiltshire. This will involve close working with multiple partners and stakeholders across the county.

The Trust is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic person to lead a committed Team of staff, volunteers and contractors in developing and delivering an exciting programme of projects. Applicants need to demonstrate direct experience of river and wetland habitat improvement and restoration projects, either with a statutory body, NGO, consultancy or specialist contractor.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust was set up in 1962 to campaign and take action to protect the natural environment. Since then the Trust has grown to become one of the UK’s leading environmental charities, working to create a sustainable future for wildlife and people. The Water Team is leading on several long-running river habitat improvement projects (Wessex Chalk Streams Project, Source to Sea – tackling invasive species), and developing new partnerships and programmes across Wiltshire.

Closing Date: 12(noon) Friday 9th March 2018
Candidates selected for an interview will be notified by Wednesday 14th March 2018. If you have not been contacted by this date then, unfortunately, you have not been successful in securing an interview. It is not our policy to give feedback at this stage.

Interviews: Tuesday 20th March 2018 at WWT Langford Lakes Nature Reserve
Please ensure when applying that you are available on this date.

A full job description and application pack is available to download from our website www.wiltshirewildlife.org.

If after reading the job description you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Stephen Davis on 01380 736075 ([email protected])

The Trust will only accept candidates on completion of our application form which can be found on our website.