Aylesbeare Common or Exe Estuary, Devon
£22,073 - £23,912 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Reference: A4031219

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Tuesday, 4th February 2020  

Can you help us deliver our mission to save nature? We are looking for two wardens to join our growing nature reserves team in Devon.

Reference number: A4031219
Location: Roles available in Aylesbeare Common or Exe Estuary - please state your location preference on your application form

Salary starting at: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

In your role as Reserves Warden, you will coordinate and lead the delivery of a busy work programme across multiple sites. Your role will be varied - in any given week you could be supervising and developing volunteers, surveying wildlife and habitats, setting up contracts, working with visitors, carrying out estate maintenance or delivering hands on habitat management.

As the Warden for Aylesbeare, you will be working on a range of internationally important heathland sites in East Devon. You will lead a team of volunteers and have line management responsibility for an Estate Worker.

As the Warden for the Exe Estuary, you will be working across a diverse range of sites in Devon, including vibrant wetlands such as Exminster Marshes and cirl bunting reserves such as Labrador Bay. You will lead a team of volunteers and have line management responsibility for an Assistant Warden.

Are you the right person to take on one of these exciting roles? You'll be energetic, practically minded, great with people, able to lead teams, well organised and able to deliver an ambitious work programme. With a proven track record of working in nature conservation, you will have a good and practical grasp of land management techniques, ecological principles, wildlife and habitat monitoring, creating a safe working environment, leading and managing staff / volunteers.

The RSPB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the appropriate safeguarding checks upon appointment.

Closing date: 4 February 2020
Interview date: 13 February 2020, 14 February 2020


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'More Information' link to be directed to the RSPB website where you can download the Role Profile and Application Details. 

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare both spent and unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A4031219 on any correspondence. 

No agencies please.

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