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Logo: Calderdale CouncilCampsite Warden (Jerusalem Farm)

Post Ref: FWP957

Salary: Scale 4, SCP 7-11, 15,590 - 16,876 per annum,

29.5 hours per week,

Fixed Term Contract for 25 weeks  

 

Are you passionate about wildlife?  

 

Do you enjoy being outdoors?  

 

Calderdale Council are looking to fill the position of Campsite Warden at Jerusalem Farm Local Nature Reserve.  

 

You would be responsible for ensuring the Campsite and Nature Reserve is run effectively, is clean, well maintained and secure. The site also includes a vast woodland and stream which the post holder will help maintain, a real passion for countryside management is a must.  

 

The post holder will be a point of contact for site users and will be required to act on their own initiative when making decisions. On top of your responsibilities of running the campsite, and making each campers stay as enjoyable as possible, you will also assist in the management of the on-site holiday cottage. Liaising with contractors who provide routine maintenance to the onsite buildings will also be required. This diverse post is ideal for developing the skills for a future in management of local nature reserves.

 

A previous knowledge of machinery such as petrol powered strimmer/ride on mowers/ATV vehicle (Quad) is desirable but not necessary.  

 

Circumstances  

  • The post holder will work on their own for most of the time and will be required to live on site whilst covering evenings and weekends.
  • The majority of the time the post holder will be working outdoors and is therefore likely to encounter inclement weather.
  • The managing of the site can place physical demands on the post holder e.g. rubbish clearance and grounds maintenance.
  • The campsite can be very busy at weekends and the warden is responsible for ensuring that people remain safe on site and do not disturb the local community.

 

For further information about the role please contact Site Manager Philip Singh on Philip.Singh@calderdale.gov.uk or 07841 784185  

 

To apply, please click here 

  

Closing Date: Sunday 10th March 2019. Interviews: Wednesday 20th March 2019.    

 

 

 

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