Assistant Warden


£21,718 - £24,293 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

Reference: A0600920

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Thursday, 1st October 2020   1 day left

Can you help us deliver our mission to save nature? We are looking for an Assistant Warden to join our nature reserves team based on the Exe Estuary in Devon.

Assistant Warden
Reference number: A0600920
Location: Devon
Salary: Starting at £21,718 to £24,293 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part time, 22.5 Per Week

In your role as Assistant Warden, you will assist in coordinating and leading 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, delivering hands-on habitat management, surveying wildlife and habitats, supervising contractors, working with visitors or carrying out estate maintenance.

As the Assistant 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 Bowling Green Marsh, and cirl bunting reserves such as Labrador Bay. You will regularly lead and supervise a team of weekly volunteers and residential volunteers.

Are you the right person to take on this exciting role? Above all, you'll be an energetic, positive team-player; practically minded, great with people, able to lead small 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.

Closing date: 1 October 2020
Interview date: 15 October 2020


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the "More information about this vacancy" button to be directed to our website, where you can download the role profile and application details.

When you make your application, please ensure you include reference number A0600920 on all correspondence.

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