Seasonal Grounds Warden

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Ormskirk, Lancashire
£17,004 pa pro rata

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract [email protected]

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Sunday, 7th March 2021   6 days left

Fixed Term Contract up to 31st October 2021

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 car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing date: 7th March 2021
Interview date: 17th March 2021

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

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