JOB VACANCY: River Thame Conservation Trust – Project Officer

Role summary: Are you an all-rounder who combines sound knowledge of freshwater ecology and citizen science with the ability to engage and communicate well with a wide range of people? Do you enjoy a varied role working part office based, part outdoors where you have autonomy in your day to day work but also the support and guidance of a friendly team of experienced colleagues? Do you have a can do, enthusiastic attitude and track record of making things happen on the ground?

If so, you could be just the person we’re looking for! An exciting opportunity has arisen for a freshwater scientist to join us in a rewarding and varied Project Officer role. You’ll play a leading role planning and delivering water quality improvement and habitat enhancement projects cross the River Thame catchment. You’ll be involved in co-ordinating our thriving volunteer programme, managing citizen science and other data gathering to monitor change in our river and to report to funders. You’ll continue our good work of building constructive relationships with landowners, farmers, partner organisations and local communities to successfully deliver projects to make our catchment better for wildlife and people.

Job location (usual place of work): You will be based at the offices of Freshwater Habitats Trust in Bury Knowle Park, Oxford

Pay rate: Salary – £22,000 – £28,333 pa subject to experience, flexible working, 6% company pension, 30 days leave (annual leave and public holidays).

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: River Thame Conservation Trust – Project Officer

Applications close on date: Friday 17th November

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Fixed term

Job description:

To apply, please contact: The post is offered full time, but we are also happy to consider part time applicants, on a pro rata salary/holiday basis.

Please send a current CV (max 2 sides A4) with a cover sheet (max 2 sides A4) outlining how your experience and expertise meet the job requirements and why you’d like to work for River Thame Conservation Trust to