Wyke Beck Valley Project Officer

Closing date:
Salary: £26,200 p.a plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Stirley, Hall Bower Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 6FA
We are looking for a bright and energetic Project Officer to join our West Yorkshire Team to help develop, manage, and deliver a programme of activity in the Wyke Beck Catchment in east Leeds. We are looking for someone who is flexible, ambitious, and who has a bit of a flair for developing new project ideas. If this sounds like you, this role might be right up your street.

Contact details

To apply for this role please complete and return an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to hr@ywt.org.uk.

Closing Deadline: 9am Friday 30th April 2021

Interviews: Online interviews will be held on Friday 14th May with second interviews taking place the following Wednesday 19th May, at Farnley Hall, LS12 5HA. Second interviews at Farnley Hall will be held indoors in a socially distanced environment.  

Please scroll down for an application pack.

Job reference: 17.6.177

You will be part of a project team with extensive experience delivering projects which are often a mix of habitat restoration or creation, engagement with communities and landowners, feasibility studies and technical field work. You will be working alongside a team from different organisations delivering a wider programme of works in the area. Working closely with colleagues from Leeds City Council, your responsibility will be to help plan, oversee, and deliver natural environment works. Work will help increase Wyke Beck’s resilience to flooding, tackle environmental issues, create habitat along the banks of the river and in the channel itself and position the Wyke Beck LNRs as valued green spaces within their communities.

Please note we don’t accept CVs

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms and accompanying equal opportunities monitoring form is 9am Friday 30th April.

Online interviews will be held on Friday 14th May with second interviews taking place the following Wednesday, 19th May, at Farnley Hall, LS12 5HA. Second interviews at Farnley Hall will be held indoors in a socially distanced environment.  

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered.

We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.  We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want our people to flourish, just like nature.