Assistant Warden


East Riding of Yorkshire
£19,602 - £21,236 pa, pro rata

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: A4371118

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Thursday, 27th December 2018  

The Humber estuary is one of the top places in UK for wildlife. The RSPB manages over 1,400 hectares of the estuary with a fantastic range of habitats including largest intertidal reedbed in England, grazing marsh, saltmarsh, sand dunes, estuarine islands, lagoons, freshwater wetlands and flower rich meadows. The area supports important breeding populations of many species including marsh harriers, bittern and bearded tits and the sites hold upward of 80,000 waterfowl in the autumn and winter.

The Assistant Warden post will be based at Blacktoft Sands near Goole. You will join a small team of staff, backed up by a magnificent volunteer workforce who are all dedicated to creating and maintaining an incredible area for nature.

Assistant Warden Ref: A4371118 Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Full time
Contract: until 14 January 2020

The post holder will assist in the management of this range of habitats, maintenance of machinery, visitor infrastructure maintenance, bird monitoring programme and people engagement work.

Experience of wardening operations as practical skills in wetland habitats will be essential as well as good communication skills and the ability to plan work.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Closing date: 31 December 2018
Interview date: 11 January 2019


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