Oxfordshire Reserves Officer (North)

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildllife Trust

Oxfordshire
£17,600 pro rata pa (£22,000 FTE)

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

bbowt.org.uk

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental management

Closing date: Monday, 7th December 2020   5 days left


Contract: Permanent, part time (28 hours per week)

We are now recruiting for the exciting position of the Oxfordshire Reserves Officer, to help manage the North Oxfordshire flagship nature reserves for the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. This is an outstanding opportunity for a motivated candidate to join our friendly and knowledgeable Reserves Team working on a variety of habitats.

The Reserves Officer will help with the management of North Oxfordshire nature reserves from limestone grasslands, ex-quarry to woodlands. We are looking for someone with excellent written and spoken communication skills to work with volunteers, manage practical conservation workdays, and maintain the welfare of livestock.

You will have demonstrable experience of working in nature conservation, livestock management and working with volunteers, along with a proven ability to effectively prioritise, organise, plan and schedule activities and resources. You will have broad knowledge of British wildlife and conservation issues, and a sound understanding of health and safety requirements in line with best practice to ensure that the nature reserves are maintained at a high standard in relation to habitat management and delivering an excellent visitor experience. Any experience of working in, or a good understanding of limestone grasslands, wetland and woodlands would be an advantage.

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 and how to apply for the post, please visit our website www.bbowt.org.uk. CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm on 7th December 2020.

Interviews will be held on 15th December via Zoom.

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


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