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South West Lakes Trust

Contract - June-October 2019 (with potential to be extended)

Working Hours - 24 per week (0.6fte)

Salary - 17472 per annum pro rata of 40 hour week


We are looking for a Countryside Warden based at Roadford Lake to assist in the conservation work on one of the most beautiful parts of the South West. The day to day work will consist of a variety of duties - including maintenance of the site, and educating the public in some of the amazing ecological and historical aspects of the location.


Overall Purpose


To work as an essential part of the broader Countryside team, contributing to the high standard of maintenance and continued improvements to this stunning reservoir on Dartmoor. You will assist the delivery of practical conservation work and aspire to excellent customer service. You will assist in enabling our visitors to feel welcome and to have outstanding and inspirational experiences.


About You


  • Enthusiasm and knowledge for conservation, wildlife and habitat management.
  • Good team worker and able to work alone, adaptable and enthusiastic, with practical skills.
  • Experience of managing volunteer individuals and groups.
  • Experience of managing public access in the countryside.
  • A good knowledge of Devon geography and wildlife


Closing Date: Midnight 19 May 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 27th May 2019


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