Assistant Reserves Officer (Berkshire)

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Maidenhead, Berkshire
£16,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental management

Closing date: Sunday, 12th July 2020   Closes today

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Reserves Officer to join our team in implementing all aspects of habitat and estate management across our Berkshire nature reserves.

The successful applicant will have practical estate management experience, to include felling and chainsaw use with relevant certification, experience of working with livestock and should enjoy working with and leading conservation volunteers. The role will appeal to those wishing to develop their skills in supporting volunteers and trainees, task planning and working with livestock. There are a wide variety of habitats on our Berkshire reserves including lowland heath, reedbed, fen, species-rich hay meadow, broadleaved woodland, calcareous grassland and farmland and there will be ample opportunity in the role to hone species identification skills and undertake surveys.

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.

For full details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website or email:

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 12 July 2020.

Interviews will be held at Woolley Firs, Maidenhead, Berkshire on Monday 27 July 2020.

Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week)

Based: Woolley Firs, Maidenhead, Berkshire

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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