- WWT Castle Espie
- Grounds / Reserve
- £15,400-16,000 per annum
- Position type
- Full Time
- Working pattern
- 5 days from 7 to include weekends and bank holidays
- Job advert
We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic individual to assist with the development and running of our nature reserve.
The reserve covers 400 hectares and consists of saline lagoons, limestone grassland, saltmarshes and reed beds, all of which take careful management and maintenance in order that they continue to provide a home for diverse wildlife including light bellied brent geese, kingfishers, bats and dragonflies.
In this role you will take full responsibility for day to day operations such as grass-cutting and repairing fences and deputise for the Reserve Manager when required. You will also assist with the supervision and training of our volunteers and ensure that all reserve and website information is monitored, accurate and up to date.
The successful candidate will be educated to higher grade / A-level standard or equivalent with previous nature conservation, land management or agricultural experience. Excellent communication skills and supervisory experience are also essential to the role.
In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our centres
Interview date: 9th April 2018
- Job description
- Closing Date
Unless specifically stated, we do not accept CVs for job applications