People & Wildlife Officer (King's Meads Nature Reserve)

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Ware, Hertfordshire
£14,960 - £17,003 (£24,933- £28,339 FTE)

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract 01727 858901 Laura Baker

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Thursday, 7th November 2019  

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to create a Living Landscape rich in wildlife, for everyone. We are supported by over 22,000 members and, with a network of volunteers, we care for the beautiful wild places of Hertfordshire and Middlesex.

We aim to inspire people to care about wildlife and to help give it a better future. As part of the national federation of 46 Wildlife Trusts, our influence is far-reaching and we play a vital role in standing up for wildlife.

Our staff team is enthusiastic, friendly and committed to wildlife conservation and exemplifies our values of professionalism, valuing contributions by others and continually striving to improve.

As part of the Reserves Team, the People and Wildlife Officer will raise awareness and begin to restore King’s Meads Nature Reserve, Ware, as a valuable wetland environment with a unique industrial heritage. They will manage a Heritage Lottery funded project focused on habitat restoration and local community engagement.

They will design and implement a plan of walks, talks and volunteering events for the site, produce a new ten year management plan and lead on tracking and reporting progress to the project steering group.

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and community engagement experience, good experience of practical habitat management and working with volunteers and a friendly approach with a sense of humour.

The Trust can offer flexible working as well as other benefits such as salary sacrifice schemes. The Trust’s offices are based on the edge of the Verulamium Park on the outskirts of St Albans.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Thursday 7th November.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 19th November.

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