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Logo: Worcestershire Wildlife TrustPractical Land Management Officer

 

35 hour week (occasional evenings and weekends), full-time, 8% employer contribution stakeholder pension, 4% employee contribution. 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.  

Location: Lower Smite Farm, Hindlip near Worcester, but the post holder will be expected to travel to sites around Worcestershire. 

 

Are you passionate about wildlife conservation? We are looking for a confident, pro-active individual to join our Reserves Team. By recruiting and leading a team of up to four trainees you will be an integral part of the practical delivery of conservation work across 75+ nature reserves covering nearly 1200 hectares of unimproved grassland, ancient woodlands, heathlands and wetlands in Worcestershire. The nature reserves are a vital part of our contribution to the delivery of Living Landscapes, a landscape-based approach to rebuilding biodiversity.

 

You must have experience of land management, especially grassland, woodland and forestry, recruiting and working with volunteers and contractors and a good understanding of ecology and natural history. As this role also involves liaising with members of the public and overseeing the work and training program of new entrants into the conservation sector you will need good communication skills. IT skills including experience of GIS and CMSi are also important for use in developing the role and reports. Knowledge of H&S legislation is required.  

 

Applicants must have a minimum of 4 years relevant experience demonstrating technical and practical competencies and budget management. You will be able to demonstrate a positive attitude to team working, and in working effectively to deadlines. It is desirable that you have a degree or equivalent qualification. A full driving licence is essential.

 

For more information and to apply, please see our website.

 

Closing date: 9am 20th November 2019 

 

 

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