Are you interested in great crested newt and wider freshwater biodiversity conservation that will make a real difference?

Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund project: Building a new investment model to use England’s small waterbodies and wetlands to deliver 25YEP goals

Project Officer Newt Conservation Partnership
£25-£35k per annum

One year full-time contract, likely to become permanent Home working / close proximity to Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire essential

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Officer to identify and develop habitat creation and restoration schemes for a range of freshwater habitats and great crested newt in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

Funded by the Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund, the project explores the integration of great crested newt district licensing with the delivery of Biodiversity Net Gain for freshwater habitats. The project is a partnership between Freshwater Habitats Trust, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust, Newt Conservation Partnership and NatureSpace.

This is an exciting role with varied activities, working as part of a multi-partner team of experts taking a novel approach to the conservation of great crested newts and freshwater habitats. Landowner and stakeholder engagement skills are key as well as some experience of aquatic and terrestrial habitat creation and restoration.

An application pack is available at: https://freshwaterhabitats.org.uk/about/jobs/

You can also download the Job Description (PDF download).

No CVs or agencies please.
Closing date: Friday 14th October (12 noon)
Interview date: Friday 21st October