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WWT Washington Wetland Centre

25 Hours per week

£10,367 per annum


We’re looking for someone to join our small team and provide support to the grounds team with particular focus on facilities management and maintenance of visitor standards. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate experience of undertaking cleaning duties plus general maintenance skills (joinery & plumbing) to a high standard with good attention to detail. The post will be 5 days per week (Sun – Thurs 8.30am – 2pm) working in a varied role throughout our beautiful 103 acre wetlands site. The post holder will assist in ensuring that our site is well maintained, offering a safe and welcoming environment for visitors. They will also assist in management of infrastructure on our nature reserve and within animal exhibits. In addition, the post holder will be responsible for undertaking preopening cleaning of the Visitor Centre over 3-5 hours each week. This role is an opportunity to gain understanding and experience of a conservation led visitor attraction. Role appropriate training will be provided.


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 (pro-rata) 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:    2nd August 2018

Interview date:  13th August 2018         


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

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