Conservation and Volunteering Officer
Our Dee Estuary / Caru Aber Dyfrdwy
Salary: £23 - £27,000 pa (depending on experience) plus pension.
Package: Full time, fixed term contract for period of 36 months.
This rewarding new role, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, will lead the successful delivery of conservation and volunteering activities to target audiences across the Dee Estuary working with partners, local communities and volunteers.
Our Dee Estuary is a Tidal Dee Catchment Partnership project led by Cheshire Wildlife Trust. The project aims to connect the coastal communities of the Dee Estuary (Wirral, Cheshire West and Chester, Flintshire and Denbighshire) with their natural heritage to create a new community of stewardship to effectively conserve and safeguard it. It is a cross-border project working on both the English and Welsh shores of the Dee Estuary and aims to catalyse an estuary-wide approach to governance, communications and engagement.
As a team player and someone with coastal wildlife knowledge and strong people skills you will develop productive partnerships with organisations, groups and volunteers around the Dee Estuary to facilitate action and engagement for wildlife. This involves the delivery of citizen science and practical conservation action as well as training courses and volunteer development and support. To succeed in this role you will need to be organised as well as work flexibly and independently.
This is a full time role. Your contracted working base will be our Head Quarters at Bickley Hall Farm, however you will be frequently traveling along the Welsh and English coasts of the Dee Estuary and using office space based at Holly Bank House, Thornton-le-Moors, Chester.
Closing date for the receipt of applicants is midnight on Tuesday 1st February 2022.
Interviews Monday 14th February 2022.
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