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Fisheries Officer

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location England (East Anglia) - UK
Salary Additional Information £27,430 - £34,112 per annum, plus flexible benefits
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Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 12/04/2023
Company Name Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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Fisheries Officer

Holyfieldhall Farm

Waltham Abbey, Essex

£27,430 - £34,112 per annum, plus flexible benefits

35 hours per week

The award-winning Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique 'natural' corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife. It contains a variety of landscapes and open spaces to enjoy, from industrial heritage sites and nature reserves, to a 1,000 acre country park and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the Lee Valley Regional Park has something to offer everyone.

We have recently standardised the way we manage our fishing lakes and have an excellent position available for an enthusiastic Fisheries Officer.  Based in the tranquil countryside location of Waltham Abbey, Essex, you will be part of our Open Spaces team and assist the Ranger Service Manager with the day-to-day management of the Authority’s waterbodies, particularly with regard to all operational and technical issues in relation to our licensed fisheries.

The role is best suited to someone with a working Angling background but with the additional experience of hands on conservation management with a high importance to waterbodies including working with licensed fisheries.. With excellent communication skills, you will possess a broad knowledge of practical hands-on conservation management techniques and an understanding of balancing angling with nature conservation and public access.

Good interpersonal skills are required to deal with the public, anglers and licensees on a daily basis.  You must have a full current driving licence (categories B+E are preferable) and experience of driving large vehicles and towing trailers. 

If you feel that you have the right blend of skills for this role please complete an application form, and return it to: jobs@leevalleypark.org.uk

Closing Date:  12 April 2023

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