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Logo: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustAssistant Reserves Officer – Central Hampshire (Itchen Valley and South Downs)


Salary between £18,500 - £22,000 depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract; based at Trinity, Winchester – Bradbury House, Durngate Place, Winchester, Hampshire S023 8DX  (daily working locations will vary based on requirements, the key location of work most days will be Winchester and the surrounding area).


As part of the Central Hampshire Team, this post is crucial to the successful delivery of the Trust’s reserves vision across the central Hampshire suite of nature reserves.


The Central Hampshire area has a number of the trusts flagship reserves including sites are of national and international importance.


Working as part of a small team this is a highly practical role delivering conservation management, across a range of sites and habitat types. As an effective communicator, with a proven track record of managing and leading volunteer teams you will work under the supervision of the central areas Reserves Officers and Reserves Manager.


This is a challenging role that requires a high degree of practical competency, initiative and enthusiasm. The post holder will be an experienced land worker and conservationist with excellent practical skills and a good understanding of varied habitats and their ecology and management, always with a sharp focus on wildlife conservation.


Experience of managing or working in the habitat types found across the South Downs and its river valleys would be desirable. Flexible working will be required and experience in the use of power tools and tractors will be advantageous.


Knowledge of conservation grazing systems and livestock husbandry will be beneficial.


The Assistant Reserve Officer will be expected to be confident, self-motivated, pragmatic and engaging, with effective communication skills. A full driving licence is required.


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Closing date: Midnight Sunday 3rd November 2019

Interviews: Date to be confirmed


The Wildlife Trusts (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 ‘people close to nature, with land and seas rich in wildlife.




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