Assistant Reserves Officer (Berkshire)

Berks Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Newbury, West Berkshire
£16,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week)

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.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Reserves Officer to join our team in implementing all aspects of habitat and estate management across our Berkshire nature reserves.

The successful applicant will have practical estate management experience, to ideally include felling and chainsaw use with relevant certification, and should enjoy working with and leading conservation volunteers. The diversity of the role will appeal to those wishing to develop their skills in supporting volunteers and trainees, task planning, working with livestock, species identification and surveying. The area covers a variety of habitats, including lowland heath, reedbed, fen, species-rich hay meadow, broadleaved woodland, calcareous grassland and farmland.

For full details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 2nd September 2019.

Interviews will be held at Estovers, Greenham Common, Near Newbury, West Berkshire on Tuesday 17th September 2019.

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

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, OX4 4XT

Registered Charity No. 204330

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