Conservation Grazing Officer

Essex Wildlife Trust

Tollesbury, Maldon, Essex
£25,500 pa rising to £26,000 pa on completion of probation

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01621 862960

Reference: LCCGOTW

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 4th September 2019  

We have an exciting opportunity based at Tollesbury Wick Nature Reserve for someone with significant animal husbandry and conservation grazing experience to join the Landscape Conservation team. 

Tollesbury Wick Nature Reserve is a 243-hectare site comprising primarily of coastal grazing marsh. This Site of Special Scientific Interest has been managed for decades by traditional methods to support diversity of species including breeding waders and thousands of overwintering wildfowl. Tollesbury Wick Nature Reserve is also home to Essex Wildlife Trust’s flying flock of sheep, cattle and Exmoor ponies which are vital to the management of important site.

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.

Closing date: 9am on 4th September 2019
Interview date: 17th September 2019

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Salary: £25,500 pa rising to £26,000 per annum on completion of probation

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.

Protecting Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex

Are you an enthusiastic and engaging individual with a passion for animal welfare and wildlife conservation? If the answer is yes then this could be the role for you.

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