2 x Vacancies - Green Recovery Challenge Fund Project

Originally published at: 2 x Vacancies - Green Recovery Challenge Fund Project - Chiltern Society

These are exciting opportunities to join a great partnership and make a real difference to the Chilterns chalk stream environment and connect people with nature.

The Chilterns Chalk Streams Project (CCSP) is a partnership set up in 1997 to help address the threats facing our chalk streams. The Chiltern Society is the largest charity in the Chilterns and its aim is to champion the Chilterns for residents and visitors alike.

Application closing date is 9am, Friday 23rd July 2021

 

Rivers Officer

Location: Based at offices in Chesham and Chinnor

Salary: £27,000 FTE

Contract type: 18.5 hours per week. 0.5 FTE 12 month fixed term contract

Reports to: Chiltern Society’s Chief Officer

Responsible for: Supervision of volunteers, managing contractors and consultants

As part of the Green Recovery Challenge Fund project: ‘Chalk Streams and Wetland Meadows: Guarding the irreplaceable for people and nature’. The Rivers Officer will be responsible for delivering a programme of practical restoration work on chalk streams and wetland habitat in the Chilterns AONB.

The officer will be required to work with a wide range of partner organisations such as water companies, statutory bodies and wildlife groups as well as farmers and landowners. The officer will also work with local community river groups to coordinate and support volunteer conservation work.

To apply:

For full details please see the job description below. Please complete the attached application form and email to: vacancy@chilternsociety.org.uk using your name in the filename for the attachment.

Education & Engagement Officer

Location: Based at offices in Chesham and Chinnor

Salary: £26,000 FTE

Contract type: 18.5 hours per week. 0.5 FTE 12 month fixed term contract

Reports to: Chiltern Society Chief Officer

Responsible for: Supervision of volunteers, managing contractors and consultants

As part of the Green Recovery Challenge Fund project: ‘Chalk Streams and Wetland Meadows: Guarding the irreplaceable for people and nature’ the Education & Engagement Officer will be responsible for delivering a chalk stream-focussed education and engagement programme, including community engagement schemes and curriculum-linked education programmes, and enhancing signage and physical access on popular river walks in the Chilterns AONB

The officer will be required to work with a wide range of partner organisations such as local schools, voluntary groups, wildlife organisations, water companies and statutory bodies as well as farmers and landowners.

To apply:

For full details please see the job description below. Please complete the attached application form and email to: vacancy@chilternsociety.org.uk using your name in the filename for the attachment.