We are the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Fisheries & Angling Technical Specialist to join our team, covering both the North West & North East.
The National Fisheries & Angling team provide expert technical expertise on all fisheries management matters, including overall responsibility for the technical management of the Trusts fisheries management framework term contract. This includes safeguarding the Trust’s responsibilities in relation to Fisheries and Environmental Law. The Fisheries & Angling Technical Specialist is responsible for day to day fisheries and angling management in their designated areas of responsibility, including local 'Let's Fish' initiatives (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/fishing/lets-fish).
Location and coverage
The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in the North West or East.
This is a regional role and there will be an expectation that the successful candidate will be able travel to attend meetings or fieldwork throughout the regional waterway networks - a large concentration being in the North West.
The working arrangement would typically see weekly visits (av. 3 days a week) to sites.
See our network here (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network).
Most relevant regional hubs include: Leeds, Liverpool & Manchester.
We are currently conducting our interview processes virtually as we continue to respect and follow necessary social distancing guidance to protect our team and our candidates. You may be invited to a face to face further stage interview which will always be conducted following strict social distancing guidelines.
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At the Trust we care passionately for our waterways, and as importantly, for those who look after and use them. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce brings with it a diversity of ideas, thinking and ways of working which enhances what we do as a Trust.
In addition to your annual salary of £30,000, we offer a Car Cash Allowance (£4,680), various additional benefits with a generous pension scheme. Further details can be found here (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/our-benefits).
We are striving to represent the diverse communities that we are a part of. All candidates will be treated on the basis of their merits, skills and abilities and solely by being assessed against the requirements for the job.