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Job Locations UK-Birmingham | UK-Warwickshire-Warwick | UK-Walsall
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.   Asset Inspectors work alongside a team of Engineers and Inspectors, contributing to the delivery and development of the Trust’s Asset Management Strategies. The job holder will be directly responsible for monitoring, inspecting and making an assessment of the performance of the Trust’s assets within their geographic area of responsibility. You will provide technical expertise to assist in the management of infrastructure risk.   Location and coverage The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in Birmingham or Hatton.    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 West Midlands waterway network. This would typically see an average of 3 / 4 days per week working outdoors, walking outdoors up to 10km per day.    See more here: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/west-midlands
Job ID
2022-7131
Closing Date
11/12/2022
Job Locations UK-Long Eaton | UK-Derbyshire-Swarkestone | UK-Derbyshire-Swarkestone | UK-Nottinghamshire-Worksop | UK-Leicestershire
We are currently looking for two Mechanical & Electrical Technicians to join our growing and diverse teams across the UK.     The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities. We maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations.  Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.    The post holder will be required to work an annualised hour’s system which includes working a rota'd system including statutory holidays and weekends.   As a Mechanical & Electrical Technician on our waterway you will play an important role using your technical expertise to assist with the implementation of improving Plant and Equipment Assets within a defined area and will safely and efficiently support the delivery of improvements to equipment used in the maintenance and repair of the inland waterways network.    A technical foundation in mechanics / HGV is desired; with the potential to develop your skills in broader electrics via team training.    Location & coverage This role will be based from our Operative hubs in Sheet Stores Industrial Estate, Off Fields Farm Road, Long Eaton, NG10 1AU but with a requirement to travel throughout the regional waterway network to enable site visits and to conduct improvements.    More information on our East Midlands region here (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/east-midlands).    See our canal network here: Canal and River Trust(https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work). 
Job ID
2022-7117
Closing Date
18/12/2022
Job Locations UK | UK-Leeds | UK-Birmingham | UK-Sheffield | UK-North Yorkshire-Naburn | UK-Wakefield | UK-Doncaster | UK-Warwickshire-Warwick
Looking for a new Finance opportunity that offers professional development, flexible working, creative autonomy, and prioritises well being? The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities, we maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations. Our 1500+ employees care for living waterways that transform places and enrich lives, delivering greater wellbeing to millions of people throughout England & Wales.   (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/how-we-make-a-difference).    We are currently recruiting for a Finance Partner Analyst within the Investment Directorate. The role provides financial support for the Investment Property team as well as working closely with the wider finance team to deliver finance objectives. The role will report to the Finance Business Partner and assists in providing a comprehensive financial service to the Investment Property team including performance reporting, business planning and forecasting, and will provide adhoc financial analysis.   Location The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in either our Leeds or Birmingham offices.   Some travel to other Trust locations, including in-person collaboration with colleagues, can be expected but will be ad hoc and on an ‘as required’ basis.    
Job ID
2022-7106
Closing Date
04/12/2022
Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Berkeley | UK-The Docks, Gloucester | UK-Gloucestershire-Bristol
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.    We are currently looking for a Mechanical & Electrical Technician (with Electrical bias) to join our growing and diverse teams across the UK.     The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities. We maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations.  Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.    As a Mechanical & Electrical Technician on our waterway you will play an important role using your technical expertise to assist with the programme of planned preventative maintenance, dealing with repairs and reactive tasks within a defined area, working on mechanised moveable assets such as swing bridges.    A technical foundation in C&G Wiring Regulations, C&G Inspection and Test is essential; with the potential to develop your skills in hydraulics via team training.  Find out more about our specialist teams HERE or go to https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/specialist-teams/engineering/our-mechanical-and-electrical-work   Location & Coverage   Reporting to the base in Sharpness, this role will involve regular travel along the local canal network.    Occasionally you may also be required to work in other areas of Wales & South West Region.    Residing near these areas will be essential to accommodate the regular travel along regional Wales & South West canal networks (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/wales-and-south-west). 
Job ID
2022-7096
Job Locations UK | UK-Buckinghamshire-Milton Keynes | UK-Milton Keynes | UK-Warwickshire-Warwick | UK-Birmingham | UK-Leeds | UK-Lancashire-Burnley | National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port | UK-Nottinghamshire-Newark | UK-The Docks, Gloucester
The Canal & River Trust is the charity that makes life better by water. We protect and manage an impressive network of canals and rivers across England and Wales, spanning 2,000 miles, and touching the lives of millions every day. People who spend time next to our waterways are happier and healthier. Nature is recovering. History is being kept alive.No other charity brings so much free, open and accessible blue and green space to the doorsteps of so many people.    We have a fantastic opportunity for someone experienced in email marketing to join the dynamic Digital Marketing & Engagement team at the Canal & River Trust on a home-based 12 month maternity cover contract.   The Canal & River Trust are looking for an Email Marketing Executive with both creative design and proficient email building experience to join our team working on email marketing in the Marketo platform.   As Email Marketing Executive you will have good knowledge of email design studio, HTML, CSS, modular templates, email reporting, designing within brand guidelines and the ability to train other employees on email best practice.  Your role will be responsible for managing email briefs from various stakeholders - creating email campaigns and newsletters for our supporters that include build, test, deploy and reporting.   You will also be able to use reports to evaluate the performance of the email content, identifying opportunities for new content to be created by our content team to suit our audiences within the email programme.   Location This role will be offered on a remote working basis, with a requirement to attend our main hub spaces as and when required for team working and collaborative meetings.     Applicants will need to be located to easily access our office locations in Milton Keynes and Birmingham to attend regular face-to-face team meetings. The regularity & flexibility of travel will be discussed further at interview stage.    Our other bases include: Hatton, Leeds, Ellesmere Port, Burnley, Newark, Gloucester, London. We would be willing to discuss these as an assigned hub at interview stage, but travel would still be needed for Birmingham and Milton Keynes.   See our canal network here: (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network). 
Job ID
2022-7089
Closing Date
04/12/2022
Job Locations UK-Enfield
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 its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.    As a Craft Operative for our waterway you will play an important role applying to help us improve, maintain, and preserve our wonderful network for our customers to enjoy today and into the future. This will involve undertaking the, refurbishment or repair of canal infrastructure including locks / bridges/ aqueducts / towpaths and associated equipment, working efficiently to defined safety /environmental and heritage standards at all times.   The post holders will be required to work an annualised hour’s system which includes working any 5 days out of a rota'd system including statutory holidays and weekends. Our Craft Operatives look after specific stretches of our regional waterways, however the team are naturally called upon to support work in other areas as required, so you need to have your own transport and valid UK driving licence.     We would also welcome applicants who would like to be considered for part time hours, please contact us on CRT.recruitment@canalrivertrust.org.uk if you wish to explore this option further.      Based in Enfield, this role will require regular travel across the London & South East region and support other regions when required. This will include the parts of the The Kennet and Avon canal as well as the Grand Union canal & Regent’s canal, Docklands and the Rivers Lee and Stort.    
Job ID
2022-7060
Closing Date
08/01/2023
Job Locations UK-Hertfordshire-Hemel Hempstead
Site Supervisor   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 currently have an opportunity for an experienced Site Supervisor, based in Apsley. As the Trust continues to evolve and develop, so has our recognition that excellence in customer service is essential for our long-term success. We are looking for an organised and engaging Site Supervisor, who genuinely believes and demonstrates that a positive customer experience is central to how they work and how they set expectations of their team.   In this role, you will provide excellence in the visitor experience for the Canal & River Trust through the effective planning and delivery of a programme of maintenance and repair works to protect and enhance the reputation of the network as a valued national asset and the provision of customer service. You will be responsible for your team from scheduling to recruitment.  You will also care and ensure that health & safety and welfare issues are communicated effectively and promoted within your area of responsibility, understanding your responsibilities for and fulfilling your duties in accordance with the Trusts policies and procedures.  You will ideally possess carpentry skills or be experienced in bricklaying or plumbing.  A good knowledge of Health and Safety is essential including Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Temporary Works.  This is a hands on role that involves performing construction activities alongside general supervisory responsibilities. Location and Coverage -    The official reporting base is Apsley, but the successful applicant will be required to report directly to site & this role will involve regular travel along the canal network in London South East, including Grand Union & Oxford Canals. A full clean driving licence is therefore essential.    Occasionally you may also be required to work in other areas of West Midlands Region (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/west-midlands).    
Job ID
2022-7059
Closing Date
08/01/2023
Job Locations UK-Newark | UK-Nottinghamshire-Worksop | UK-Leicestershire | UK-Lincolnshire-Lincoln | UK-Derbyshire-Swarkestone
The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s biggest charities and we are entrusted with the care of over 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. As well as maintaining canals and rivers, we are also responsible for an extensive network of waterside infrastructure along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations.  We are currently seeking an experienced Works Engineer to join our Operations, Technical Support team.  The teams function is to help promoters achieve their objectives, transform the waterways and enrich lives, while at the same time protecting our customers, infrastructure, buildings, heritage and waterway environment from harm or damage that could result from the promoter’s work. The team recovers fees and charges which go to support the work of the Trust, and handles approximately 300 different schemes per year offering a completely varied work load.   The team links with other teams within the Trust on behalf of the developer to find the necessary solutions to undertake works that will, where possible, enhance the waterway and environment.   The successful applicant will gain engineering knowledge and negotiation skills whilst working on a variety of schemes. This makes the workload completely variable which adds to the attraction of working in the team.   Location & coverage The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in Newark.    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 regional, East Midlands, network.    See our network here (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network).    Willingness to travel will be essential to accommodate the frequent visits and meeting requirements at our regional HUBs, canals in the West Midlands region and with Promoters at their sites or offices. 
Job ID
2022-7052
Closing Date
11/12/2022
Job Locations UK-Leeds | UK-Leeds
The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities. We maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations.  Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.    As a Mechanical & Electrical Technician on our waterway you will play an important role using your technical expertise to deliver the maintenance and repair works to M&E structures, plant and equipment to protect and enhance the reputation of the network as a valued national asset and the provision of customer service.    Find out more about our specialist teams HERE (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/specialist-teams/engineering/our-mechanical-and-electrical-work).    Location & coverage Reporting to the base in Castleford, Leeds, this role will involve regular travel along the regional network.    Occasionally you may also be required to work in other areas of Yorkshire & North East.    Residing near these areas will be essential to accommodate the regular travel along regional Yorkshire & North East canal networks (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/yorkshire-and-north-east). 
Job ID
2022-6962
Closing Date
04/12/2022
Job Locations UK-Yorkshire-Wakefield | UK-Sheffield | UK-Bradford | UK-Leeds
The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities, we maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations.  Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.   We currently have an excellent opportunity to join the Trust as a Workshop Team Leader, you will be facilitating the efficient working of the team, ensuring sufficient materials and equipment to carry out the save delivery of planned and reactive works.  With significant investment over the next decade in our amazing historical heritage waterways we are very pleased to offer this new opportunity nationally as we grow our team.  You will play an important role in supporting our vision and delivering our Waterways and Wellbeing strategy across England & Wales, ensuring our national waterways, reservoirs and infrastructure are managed & maintained as well as new developments and improvements are in place for our visitors, customers & service users to benefit from.    Location   You will be based in our Stanley Ferry Workshop, Wakefield, WF3 4LZ. 
Job ID
2022-6961
Closing Date
04/12/2022
Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Berkeley | UK-The Docks, Gloucester
We are currently looking for a Mechanical & Electrical Technician to join our growing and diverse teams across the UK.     The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities. We maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations.  Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.    The post holder will be required to work an annualised hour’s system which includes working any 5 days out of 7 rota'd system including statutory holidays and weekends.   As a Mechanical & Electrical Technician on our waterway you will play an important role using your technical expertise to assist with the implementation of improving Plant and Equipment Assets within a defined area and will safely and efficiently support the delivery of improvements to equipment used in the maintenance and repair of the inland waterways network.    A technical foundation in mechanics / HGV is desired; with the potential to develop your skills in broader electrics via team training.    Location & coverage This role will be based from our Operative hubs in Sharpness, GL13 9UD but with a requirement to travel throughout the regional waterway network to enable site visits and to conduct improvements.    More information on our Wales and South West region here:Wales and south West 
Job ID
2022-6758
Closing Date
04/12/2022
Job Locations UK-Lancashire-Galgate
See compensation details in our 'What we offer' section.  The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities, we maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations.  Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work. Every year we carry out extensive works to the Waterways over winter in our Winter Programme and as a result have a number of exciting vacancies to join the team.  We currently have an excellent opportunity to join the Trust as a Construction Waterway Operative, carrying out more of the general (and more technical) maintenance/construction work needed to maintain our networks safety, heritage, and integrity. All our Operatives help with vital maintenance, as well as being faces of the Trust as key (and often first) points of customer contact on the tow path. Our Construction Operativeswork an annualised hours system which includes working any 5 days out of 7 including statutory holidays, so you must be happy to work in an on-call rota, which will include some weekend working. You will also be working with other staff and volunteers, Operatives to undertake maintenance and repair works, operate assets and providing information to customers, as directed by your Team Leader.     This flexibility is very important in order to be certain that we can respond to critical needs when they occur.  Please only apply if you are happy to work an average of 37 hours a week on a rotating shift pattern, with some emergency call out expected.     Location and coverage   Reporting to the base in Galgate, Lancaster (LA2 OLQ)  this role will be based around the Lancaster & Preston area and  involve regular travel along the Northwest  network. You will report at Galgate each day before being issued instructions on location of work for the day and transport; you will be expected to make your own way to Galgate each day.    Occasionally you may also be required to work in other areas of North West Region.  https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/north-west   
Job ID
2021-6697
Closing Date
11/12/2022
Job Locations UK-London
Here at the Canal and River Trust we have an exciting opportunity for Face-to-Face Fundraisers to join our growing teams in London, West Midlands and Yorkshire.   The Canal and River Trust are entrusted with protecting and improving 2000 miles of waterways that flow through the most vibrant cities and countryside across England & Wales. The local canals and rivers provide a haven for people and nature, and Canal & River Trust is here so you have a place to escape where local people want to spend time and feel better as well as bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   What we do. - We build stronger communities by giving people the chance to protect and improve the places that matter to them - We create new routes to work, places to enjoy and spaces where you want to be - We help thousands of people young and old develop their confidence and learn new skills - We champion the many benefits that our waterways offer and encourage more people to use and enjoy them - We care for a 2000-mile long ‘green-blue ribbon’ that connects hundreds of wildlife habitats, helping you to get closer to nature wherever you live - We protect our precious heritage so your children, and their children too, can connect with our rich history - We make sure that thousands of bridges, locks and aqueducts are open and ready for use all day, every day Many people don’t realise that our waterways are here largely thanks to the efforts of thousands of volunteers and the generous donations we receive from our Friends greatly assist these efforts. To be able to continue to protect our waterways for future generations to come, we need people who share our passion for them. Therefore, we are looking for passionate people to come on board as Face-to-Face Fundraisers.
Job ID
2021-6656
Job Locations UK-Wiltshire-Devizes | UK-Berkshire-Newbury | UK-The Docks, Gloucester
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.    We are currently looking for a Mechanical & Electrical Technician (with Electrical bias) to join our growing and diverse teams across the UK.     The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities. We maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations.  Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.    As a Mechanical & Electrical Technician on our waterway you will play an important role using your technical expertise to assist with the programme of planned preventative maintenance, dealing with repairs and reactive tasks within a defined area, working on mechanised moveable assets such as swing bridges.    A technical foundation in C&G Wiring Regulations, C&G Inspection and Test is essential; with the potential to develop your skills in hydraulics via team training.  Find out more about our specialist teams HERE or go to https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/specialist-teams/engineering/our-mechanical-and-electrical-work   Location & Coverage   Reporting to the base in Devizes, this role will involve regular travel along the Kennet & Avon canal.   Occasionally you may also be required to work in other areas of Wales & South West Region.    Residing near these areas will be essential to accommodate the regular travel along regional Wales & South West canal networks (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/wales-and-south-west). 
Job ID
2021-6586