Closing date: Wednesday, 31st August 2022
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual passionate about the Welsh Landscape to work across RSPB's teams at Lake Vyrnwy in supporting the delivery of RSPB's habitat and species objectives.
About the Role
You will work across the 10,000ha estate which surrounds Lake Vyrnwy, owned by water company Hafren Dyfrdwy and managed in partnership with RSPB. The landscape has a diverse range of habitats, supports rare and protected species and contains a number of upland farms including the largest organic farm in England and Wales which is managed by the RSPB.
This role is funded through a grant to remove small, scattered, self seeded conifers from the SSSI moorland, this work will form the focus of the five month contract. The successful candidate will also support the work of the wider Lake Vyrnwy team, with general estate maintenance, supporting the farm operation, maintenance of visitor and built asset and supporting volunteer work parties.
The successful candidate will need to be comfortable undertaking physical, practical working in the Welsh uplands during the winter and be happy to undertake the following tasks:
What we need form you
This role is a Fixed-Term position, Full-Time role for 5 months working 37.5 hours per week.
Shared accommodation on site could be available for a suitable candidate.
The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.
For further information please contact [email protected]
As part of this application process you will be asked to complete an application form including evidence on how you meet the skills, knowledge, and experience listed above.
The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by/exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.