Carbon Reduction Champion



Organisation
Wiltshire Wildlife Trust
Reference
VAC-58228
Sector
Conservation & Land Management
Location
Devizes & Remote
Salary Details
£28,000 - £32,000 pa depending on qualification & experience
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date
06/12/2021
This impactful role will support the work of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust (WWT) and our partner community energy enterprise Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy (WWCE) in responding to the inextricably linked climate and ecological crises.

Job Description

You will lead on the Trust’s Carbon Reduction Strategy, exploring carbon sequestration opportunities as part of our nature-based solutions and leading on projects that deliver benefits for wildlife and climate; working with individuals, communities and organisations to support their carbon reduction strategies and generate their own energy from local, low carbon, community-owned generation.

This post offers significant scope to develop the response of WWT and WWCE to one of the crucial issues of our time and seek ways to reduce and avoid emissions, sequester carbon and build a community of concerned individuals, groups and organisations

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is an exemplary employer with high staff satisfaction and multiple benefits for employees.  These benefits include:

  • Pension up to 7.5% non-contributory
  • Group risk insurance – death in service and income protection
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Complimentary access to all WWT reserves and events
  • Staff discount at WWT cafes, retail workshops and classes
  • Flexible working (Office and Home based)
  • Use of hybrid pool vehicle
  • Free Parking

Click the apply link you will be redirected to our web page. A full job description and application pack is available to download from our website.

Please do mention Ethical Jobseeker as your application source. 

Company Description

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust (WWT) was founded in 1962, driven by a concern to protect local wildlife and natural habitats. It is part of the UK Wildlife Trusts movement (a network of 46 local Trusts, which in total manage 2,300 nature reserves and have a combined membership of over 800,000) and works closely with the other South West Wildlife Trusts. 

WWT is the only organisation in Wiltshire which is concerned with all aspects of the environment. By taking action to protect the natural environment, the Trust has grown to become one of the UK’s leading environmental charities through its work to create a sustainable future for wildlife and people. 

Our Vision focusses on creating “a sustainable future for wildlife and people” and our Mission is “to support the recovery of nature, help people connect with nature and live more healthy, happy and sustainable lives”.