Job Opportunity - Project Officer Avon & Stour - DEADLINE EXTENDED


WCSRT is seeking to employ a Project Officer to help us develop and deliver a number of exciting projects in the chalk catchments of the Hampshire Avon and Dorset Stour in the years to come.

This role provides a unique opportunity for a dedicated professional with a passion for rivers to make a difference for the natural environment. The PO will work on existing projects to enhance chalk stream habitat and water quality, and also play a key role in identifying local opportunities, secure funding, enthuse local communities and deliver exemplar improvements on the ground.  The PO will work closely with other Trust staff to help achieve the wider Trust charitable objectives, and will report to the newly appointed Head of Project Delivery.

The successful applicant has to prove to hold the qualifications, experiences and skills as set out in the detailed job description ‘Project Officer’ (see the link below) to demonstrate they are able to take on this role.

To apply, send or preferably email a CV (3 pages maximum) and a cover letter including your motivation and how you match the person specification (1000 words maximum) to the address below by 30 th August 2019, 5pm latest.

For an informal chat on this opportunity, please contact Mike Blackmore on 01722 237171 or


Send applications to:

Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust

Job Applications

Unit 5 Deans Farm Buildings, Philips Lane

Stratford sub Castle, Salisbury, SP1 3YR


Download a detailed description and person specification here.

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