Community Wildlife Officer (Oxon)

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon
£21,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01865775476 Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental education

Closing date: Tuesday, 5th March 2019  

Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week) to include significant weekend working
Based:  The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Abingdon

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic community officer to support the management of our suite of community nature reserves across Oxfordshire and to support and encourage volunteer groups within the county. This includes working on our urban wildlife projects; Wild Oxford and Wild Banbury and assisting with the development of our vision for Urban Living Landscapes across our towns and cities. As Community Wildlife Officer you will work within the Oxfordshire Community Wildlife Team to provide advice and inspiration to individuals, local groups and other stakeholders to enable them to take action for wildlife. This is an exciting opportunity to work on both urban parks and rural nature reserves working with a wide variety of people and wildlife habitats.

The successful applicant will have experience of working with a wide variety of people including community groups, local authorities, conservation volunteers and school children, and demonstrate a sound understanding of habitat management techniques. You will also have an obvious passion for the natural environment and good general knowledge of wildlife and habitats.

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.

For full details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website, email: or phone 01865 775476.

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing time and date for applications is 9.00am on Tuesday 5th March 2019.

Interviews will be held on Monday 18th March 2019 at Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Abingdon

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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