Assistant Ranger x2

Essex Wildlife Trust

Thurrock, Essex
£17,000 pa pro rata rising to £17,500 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract 01621 862960 Charlotte Hampshire

Reference: ARgrTNP2

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 26th June 2019  

Are you someone wishing to make their career in conservation, with some good conservation knowledge, some experience and lots of energy and enthusiasm for our wildlife? Are you an engaging individual with a passion for protecting wildlife, conservation management and able to communicate well with people about EWT’s work? If the answer is yes then this could be the role for you.

Essex Wildlife Trust have an exciting opportunity at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park for 2 individuals starting their career in conservation. The successful applicants will work 22.5 hours between Monday-Sunday, with alternating weekend working as part of a weekly rota.

This role is a Fixed Term Contract for two years and there are two positions available.

Responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking, co-ordinating and overseeing the reserve management of Thurrock Thameside Nature Park.
  • Being part of the Visitor Centre team supporting site delivery.
  • Managing a team of volunteers to ensure reserves tasks are completed to a high standard.
  • Ensuring safe working practices.
  • Ensure visitors are engaged with the wildlife of the site, through the delivery of a varied programme of nature events.
  • Provide an inspiring site for visitors, enabling them to connect with nature and the natural environment.
  • Maintaining a robust programme of species monitoring and surveying to inform and influence future site management.

Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Salary: £17,000 per annum pro rata rising up to £17,500 per annum pro rata upon successful completion of probation

Closing date: Wednesday 26th June at 9am
Interview date: Friday 5th July 2019

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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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