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Duckworth Worcestershire Trust

Environmental Warden

17,500 per annum, 37.5 hours per week, based in Worcester

 

The Trust is seeking to employ an Environmental Warden who will work as part of its warden team to further its campaign to make Worcestershire a cleaner, tidier, more pleasant place for everyone. Tasks vary daily, ranging from litter picking, to control of vegetation and other practical projects, as well as occasional office duties and work with volunteers, communities and schools.

 

The successful applicant will be a resourceful and adaptable team player, capable of working on his/her own initiative when necessary and able to take instructions. The post holder must be friendly and helpful when dealing with the public, having due regard for Health & Safety issues at all times. He/she will be hard working and dependable, with a keen interest in the natural environment. He/she will also be capable of effectively using a variety of tools and willing and able to undertake physically demanding work outside in all weather conditions throughout the year, as well as carrying out occasional office duties.  A degree of tact and diplomacy may be required when dealing with landowners and the public.   

 

Essential knowledge, skills and experience

 

  • Practical environmental work and related topics
  • Interest in environmental and countryside issues
  • Outdoor work
  • Practical projects
  • A general ability in the use of tools
  • A full, clean driving licence
  • Good ICT skills, e.g. use of email, word processing  

 

Desirable knowledge, skills and experience

 

  • Formal or vocational qualifications
  • Health and Safety Issues
  • Practical conservation
  • Supervision of volunteers
  • Work with school children
  • Biological surveys
  • A recognised (preferably HSE First Aid at Work) first aid certificate
  • Brush cutter / Chain saw certification

 

For details of how to apply visit: www.dwt.org.uk/jobs 

 

 

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