Assistant Warden


£19,602 - £21,236 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: A1960919

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 21st October 2019   7 days left

So - are you're ready for a new challenge?

Our team manages four excellent reserves centred on the Stour Estuary in North Essex/South Suffolk (think "Constable country" and a superb and picturesque Estuary with thousands of wintering waders, ducks and geese) and we'd like to hear from you.

We are looking for a good communicator and enthusiastic team player who already has a proven level of reserve management experience to join the Stour Estuary and Wolves Woods team as Assistant Warden to help plan and drive habitat management and wildlife monitoring there.

Assistant Warden

Reference: A1960919
Location: Essex
Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Experience of reserve management operations (especially woodlands and wetlands) will be essential, especially the ability to plan work and work within a team, and manage volunteers. A good range of machinery competencies and skills are required (brushcutter/chainsaw essential). Tractor driving qualification and experience would be beneficial. Survey experience covering WeBS and breeding bird surveys of lowland wet grassland and woodland would be beneficial. Experience of having worked with graziers and managing Cross Compliance requirements would be beneficial.

Closing date: 21 October 2019
Interview date: 12 November 2019

To Apply and for More Information:  

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the "More information about this vacancy" button to be directed to our website to download the Role Profile and Application Details. 

When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A1960919 on any correspondence.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

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