Canoe Safari Warden
Ref: CSW(37.5)/SL

Location
WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Department
Grounds / Reserve, Operations
Salary
£15,648- £16,300 per annum (from age 18)
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week – Tuesday to Saturday
Job advert

Fixed Term Contract – 1st April to 30th September - includes weekends and bank holidays

We are looking for a confident, outgoing individual to operate our Canoe Safari Trail. You will be engaging with and instructing our visitors ensuring they have an unforgettable experience whilst hiring a canoe on a self-paddled 1km trail through our nature reserve.  You will also be responsible for completing basic maintenance tasks on our canoe and coracle fleet as well as some vegetation management along the trail to ensure its kept clear of any obstacles, so a practical can do attitude is highly sort after.

You don’t need to know how to paddle a canoe, we are happy to show you, what is really important to us is your ability to deliver great customer service and ensure that our visitors have an amazing time.

The Canoe Safari is open in all weathers but we do provide a full uniform to ensure you are warm and dry despite the weather.


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 parking
- Free entry to all our centres

Closing date: 17th February 2019

Interview date: 26th February 2019

Job description
4_Canoe_Safari_Warden_Full_Time_Vacancy_2019.pdf
Closing Date
17/02/2019

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