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Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustEstate Worker Ė New Forest

Salary £18,500

35 hours per week permanent contract based at Roydon Woods, near Brockenhurst in the New Forest


Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading local nature conservation charity and is one of the largest of the county-based Wildlife Trusts with a lively, dedicated and passionate team of over 100 staff and more than 1000 volunteers.


We are looking for a very practical person who can undertake the estate maintenance and habitat management work associated with the management of 4 of the Trustís nature reserves in and around the New Forest. The successful applicant will work alongside the Forestry Manager and will be involved in a wide range of practical activities including small and large scale felling operations, the up keep of fencing and pasture management work using tractor mounted machinery. In addition to the practical aspects of the role the successful applicant will have opportunities to carry out ecological survey work and will be involved in recruiting and supervising volunteers. Excellent practical skills are essential and an understanding of the principles of habitat and livestock management desirable.


The post holder will be provided with in-house and external training, and gain a wealth of experience in practical conservation tasks, rural estate skills, livestock and deer management and team working. 


Closing Date:  Midday Friday 19th July 2019

Interviews : Tuesday 30th July at the Trustís Roydon Woods Reserve.


For further details, and to apply for this vacancy, please visit our website.


TWT value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.  We believe that a diverse workforce will help us create our vision of Ďpeople close to nature, with land and seas rich in wildlife.   




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