Seasonal Grounds Warden


Ormskirk, Lancashire
£16,328 pro rata

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SGW(20)/MM

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 26th February 2020   4 days left

Fixed Term Contract up to 31st October 2020
37.5 hours per week including weekends and bank holidays

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our grounds team at WWT’s Martin Mere Centre. Duties will include the daily and general maintenance of the grounds and enclosures, feeding of captive birds and mammals and cleaning of animal enclosures. The successful candidate will support other members of the grounds staff in the overall maintenance and presentation of the site, ensuring the welfare of the wildfowl collection at all times.

The position also requires you to work on the canoe safari and to assist with car parking during busy periods.

This position is varied, interesting and calls for a practical approach grounded in experience and competence.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites over a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing date: 26th February 2020
Interview date: 6th March 2020

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

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