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logo: WWT - wetlands for lifeGrounds & Animal Warden

London Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week

17,100 - 18,000 per annum

This a Full Time Permanent position


WWT London Wetland Centre is looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join our small Grounds team.  You will have a keen interest in animals, especially birds, with solid hands-on experience of their care, and will play a key part in engaging visitors in our collection species, and WWTs wider conservation work, through the delivery of walks and talks. 


This is a broad and varied position, and the delivery and maintenance of a high standard of presentation and hygiene throughout all the Grounds areas, in addition to the animal collection, are an essential part of the role. Duties will include the daily feeding, husbandry and welfare of the living collection, including enclosure maintenance, along with all aspects of amenity horticultural maintenance of the visitor areas. 


You will already hold a recognised qualification in animal management, but in addition, some experience in the operation of grounds-keeping equipment and machinery is desirable. 


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 youll 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


For more information, and to apply for the role, please click here  


Closing date:  12th August 2018

Interview date:  23rd August 2018


Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410  

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