We are looking for a Senior Environmental Monitoring Officer with freshwater ecological experience to lead and directly engage with our citizen science partnership working. You will contribute by providing technical support on collaborative monitoring programmes for ecology and water quality through an understanding of how citizen science data is used to drive required outcomes whilst ensuring all data collected is of the highest quality with consistent standards. You will support citizen science innovations and development of integrated platforms for data storage and sharing across partner organisations. To complement the work of the catchment partnerships you will be working with area Environment Agency teams to coordinate and integrate citizen science groups and projects within the Hertfordshire and North London Area. You will also contribute to a national working group, sharing learning and best practice from test catchments. Feedback successes and challenges to help the Environment Agency develop an effective and consistent approach to this work across the country and provide the best environmental outcomes. We are seeking a Senior Environmental Monitoring Officer with freshwater ecological field and desk-based experience who can use their knowledge and expertise to communicate and influence colleague and partnership working maximising outcomes for the environment.You’ll be qualified to a higher education level in a relevant discipline with the relevant competencies: - •Lead & plan freshwater monitoring programmes, experience in identifying freshwater macro-invertebrates and macrophytes. Use of innovative ways of monitoring the freshwater environment •ability to communicate to a wide variety of stakeholders using different techniques •using data and evidence to influence and effect change for positive environmental outcomes•experience in partnership working with the ability to identify key players to focus collaboration work in order to achieve your goals.•use of appropriate data tools for statistical analysis & interpretation of freshwater ecological data and indices. Presentation of technical data.Must possess full driving licence and able to swim confidently.