People, Ponds and Water

We are now recruiting for a major three-year project supported by Heritage Lottery Fund.  ’People, Ponds and Water’ will work with thousands of people to make a national difference to freshwater biodiversity, and has three elements:

  • PondNet: a new national freshwater network to collect essential monitoring information on endangered freshwater species,
  • Flagship Ponds: supporting local communities to manage the most important pond sites in England and Wales and undertake citizen science projects,
  • Clean Water for Wildlife: providing people with nutrient kits to investigate pollutant levels in streams, ponds and other waterbodies: raising awareness of the importance of water quality for protecting biodiversity.

Welsh Regional Project Officer

£25,000-£28,000 per annum. Full time, 3 year contract

Start: ASAP

We are seeking a bright, keen person with a strong ecological background, some knowledge of freshwater wildlife and experience working with volunteers, to manage and deliver the Flagship Ponds and PondNet elements of the project.

Candidates must have a good degree (2:1 or above), MSc or doctorate in ecology / conservation, or at least four years’ relevant practical experience. Valid driving licence and use of own car essential. Ability to speak Welsh an advantage.

Closing date noon 16 March 2015. Interviews 20 March 2015

PPW Regional Officer_Job Description

Application Form_Wales Regional Officer

People Ponds and Water project summary

No CVs or agencies please.