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Logo: RSPBAssistant Warden

Ref: A4371118

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary: 19,602 - 21,236 per annum, pro rata

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent


The Humber estuary is one of the top places in UK for wildlife. The RSPB manages over 1,400 hectares of the estuary with a fantastic range of habitats including largest intertidal reedbed in England, grazing marsh, saltmarsh, sand dunes, estuarine islands, lagoons, freshwater wetlands and flower rich meadows. The area supports important breeding populations of many species including marsh harriers, bittern and bearded tits and the sites hold upward of 80,000 waterfowl in the autumn and winter.


The Assistant Warden post will be based at Blacktoft Sands near Goole. You will join a small team of staff, backed up by a magnificent volunteer workforce who are all dedicated to creating and maintaining an incredible area for nature.


The post holder will assist in the management of this range of habitats, maintenance of machinery, visitor infrastructure maintenance, bird monitoring programme and people engagement work.


Experience of wardening operations as practical skills in wetland habitats will be essential as well as good communication skills and the ability to plan work.


This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.


Closing date: 11 January 2019

Interview date: 24 January 2019


For further information and to download an application pack, please visit our website.  


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