Roding Valley Ranger

Essex Wildlife Trust

Chigwell, Essex
£22,500 - £23,000 pa (on completion of probation)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 07791 430250 Zoe Ringwood

Reference: RVRng2

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 7th June 2019  

Are you a self-motivated person who can work as part of a small team to deliver optimum management of the reserve for it's wildlife value and visitor experience? If the answer is yes then this could be the role for you.

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 37,000 members, manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves and 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres. The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex. It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. It is one of the largest of the 46 county wildlife trusts that work together throughout the British Isles as The Wildlife Trusts.

Roding Valley Meadows form one of the largest continuous areas of species-rich grassland in Essex, comprising traditionally managed hay meadows, flood meadows and marsh. The reserve attracts a large number of visitors who use the reserve for walking, general outdoor recreation and to enjoy the wildlife.

The Ranger will be responsible for habitat management and visitor engagement on the reserve.

The ideal candidate will be a positive person that has a keen interest in protecting wildlife, is passionate about nature and enjoys engaging with people.

Closing date: Friday 07 June at 9am

Interview date: Wednesday 19 June

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For further information please contact Zoe Ringwood on or 07791 430250.

Essex Wildlife Trust aims to employ a diverse body of people with different perspectives, values and attitudes. We seek to promote an inclusive environment where differences are shared and valued; unfair treatment or discrimination is challenged; and everyone is able to reach their full potential.

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