Assistant Ranger – Roding Valley Meadows

Essex Wildlife Trust

Chigwell, Essex
£6,940 pa rising to £7,140 pa on completion of probation

Paid • Part Time • Permanent 07730217260 Jamie White

Reference: AR1

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 2nd March 2020  

Are you interested in beginning your career in one of the most beautiful settings in Essex? As an Assistant Ranger this role will play a key part in the management and maintenance of the reserve. Working as part of a dedicated and inspiring organisation, you will use your passion to ensure that visitors are engaged with the wildlife of the site as much as you! 

Essex Wildlife Trust are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature; and we would love you to join our committed and enthusiastic team. 

Roding Valley Meadows form one of the largest continuous areas of species-rich grassland in Essex, comprising traditionally managed hay meadows, flood meadows and marsh. The reserve attracts a large number of visitors who use the reserve for walking, general outdoor recreation and to enjoy the wildlife.

The Assistant Ranger will support the Roding Valley Meadows Ranger in all aspects of reserve management. The ideal candidate will be a positive person that has a keen interest in protecting wildlife, is passionate about nature and enjoys engaging with people.

Essex Wildlife Trust aims to employ a diverse body of people with different perspectives, values and attitudes. We seek to promote an inclusive environment where differences are shared and valued; unfair treatment or discrimination is challenged; and everyone is able to reach their full potential.

If you have experience of reserve management, and you would like to work at a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Company and you feel you would fit in our friendly, committed, passionate and professional organisation then we would love to hear from you. 

How to apply:

Closing date: 2 March 2020
Interviews: 11 March 2020

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