Wilderness Ranger

Durham Wildlife Trust

Bishop Auckland, County Durham
£24,000 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

durhamwt.com jobs@durhamwt.co.uk 0191 5843112 Dorinda Kealoha

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 30th September 2019  

Wilderness Ranger
Part Time Post - 22 ½ hours per week.
Pay is £24,000 per year pro rata (equating to £14,400 per annum +NI & Pension).
Fixed Term Contract – 2 years
Closing date for applications is: 12pm Monday 30th September 2019

The Durham Wildlife Trust area covers a wide diversity of rich wildlife habitats and local communities passionate about the area in which they live, play and work.

In the role of Wilderness Ranger you will be responsible for developing and delivering the Trust’s youth engagement activities at the flagship Low Barns nature reserve. Providing a range of new opportunities for young people to engage in nature conservation, this role will inspire and foster future stewardship for the natural world.

You should be able to demonstrate an ability to engage with children, young people and families and have a successful track record in project development and delivery. This role requires creativity, a sound knowledge of natural history and nature conservation.

A proven ability to nurture relationships with individuals, educational institutions, groups and communities is essential.

Based at Durham Wildlife Trust’s Low Barns Nature Reserve: Low Lane, Bishop Auckland DL14 0AG

For a detailed job description and how to apply go to www.durhamwt.com/jobs or email jobs@durhamwt.co.uk . Further queries on the content of the role may be directed to Dorinda Kealoha on 0191 584 3112.

Interviews for the shortlisted candidates will be held on Monday 7th October 2019 at Low Barns.

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