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Logo: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife TrustReserves Officer Buckinghamshire (North)

 

Salary: £21,575 per annum

Contract: Permanent (35 hours a week)

Based: Meadow Farm, near Bicester

 

The North of Buckinghamshire is rich in wildlife and is made up of a landscape of mixed farmland with scattered ancient woodlands and is home to several rare species including Bechstein’s bats, and both Black and Brown Hairstreak butterflies.

 

The post will manage several ancient woodland reserves, unimproved species rich meadows and two wetland sites which are important for their overwintering birds. Working with roving and site based volunteer teams and contractors to implement a range of practical works. The post will also recruit, train and manage a small group of Wildlife Trainees based at Meadow Farm.

 

Applicants should have proven practical conservation management skills, at least 2 years of relevant field experience and ideally specialist knowledge of lowland woodland and grassland habitats including some of the species associated with these.

 

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing 90 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.

 

For full details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website www.bbowt.org.uk/jobs. CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

 

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on 10th May 2018.

 

Interviews will be held on the 24th May 2018 at Meadow Farm, near Bicester.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford  Oxon  OX4 4XT       

Registered Charity No. 204330        www.bbowt.org.uk  

 

 

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