We’re the charity helping millions of people feel happier and healthier by spending more time on and along our canals and rivers. Our rich and tranquil spaces provide places to pause, relax, get fit and escape. It takes an extraordinary team to bring our waterways to life and that’s where you come in.
We are looking to recruit an Environmental Scientist to work 22 hours per week into our North West team. Based at either our Wigan, Red Bull or Ellesmere Port offices.
The Environmental Scientist will provide the Trust with technical expertise in Environmental Science across the NW Region.
The successful candidate will be a valued member of the NW Heritage & Environment Team. Working pro-actively in their area of expertise alongside the Senior Environmental Scientist, they will support and develop the Trust’s protection, improvement and promotion of the natural environment of the waterways and provide professional environmental science technical guidance and advice to help achieve a wide range of corporate objectives and ensure the Trust remains legally compliant.
Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
The general duties of all job holders are to:
In addition to your annual salary, we offer a competitive contributory DC Pension scheme arrangement, and numerous other employee benefits, including several salary sacrifice benefits.
We aim to represent the diverse communities we are part of and welcome applicants from across all sectors of the community. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce brings with it a diversity of ideas, thinking and ways of working which enhances what we do.
When you join the Canal & River Trust you become a member of an engaged team working to preserve our heritage for future generations. Come and put your skills to use on our waterways.
Find out more about the work we do on our website: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us