Halton Borough Council are working with the Mersey Gateway Environment Trust (MGET) to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced environmental Conservation Officer to join the team at the MGET.
The MGET is an independent charitable trust set up in 2010 to monitor, promote the conservation, protect, and improve the environment across a 1,600ha area of the Upper Mersey Estuary running all the way from the existing Silver Jubilee Bridge, to the new Mersey Gateway Bridge and upriver as far as Warrington.
The Conservation Officer role provides an excellent opportunity for a committed individual to join an established organisation looking to expand and develop its activities. Your role as Conservation Officer would be to support the team with a focus on stakeholder and community engagement to help develop the profile of the area and further the aims of the Trust.
You could be educated to degree level in the environmental sector; or possess equivalent experience within a comparable activity.
With community engagement experience, you will have the ability to engage the public through direct interaction and through social media and maintain professional relationships with key stake holders. You will need to self-motivated and have a genuine desire to support local nature and habitats.
In addition you will have the ability to develop and maintain simple databases with good computer literacy skills.
This is a 3 year fixed term contract, 4 days per week and you will be paid pro rata on the scale (so the effective scale is £18,603-21,632 not, £23,541-27,041), work days are however negotiable.
For more information regarding the Vision and AIMs of the Mersey Gateway Environmental Trust, please visit our website http://www.mget.org.uk/
Interviews will be held on 17th/25th November 2021.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact David Colbourne on 0151 511 8532
How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.