This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual passionate about the Welsh Landscape to work across RSPB's teams at Lake Vyrnwy in supporting the delivery of RSPB's habitat and species objectives.
Estate Worker - Lake Vyrnwy, Wales
Location: Lake Vyrnwy
Salary: £19,305.00 - £21,417.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: 5 months fixed term
Benefits: Pension, Annual Leave, Life Assurance
About the Role
You will work across the 10,000ha estate which surrounds Lake Vyrnwy, owned by water company Hafren Dyfrdwy and managed in partnership with RSPB. The landscape has a diverse range of habitats, supports rare and protected species and contains a number of upland farms including the largest organic farm in England and Wales which is managed by the RSPB.
This role is funded through a grant to remove small, scattered, self seeded conifers from the SSSI moorland, this work will form the focus of the five month contract. The successful candidate will also support the work of the wider Lake Vyrnwy team, with general estate maintenance, supporting the farm operation, maintenance of visitor and built asset and supporting volunteer work parties.
The successful candidate will need to be comfortable undertaking physical, practical working in the Welsh uplands during the winter and be happy to undertake the following tasks:
Shared accommodation on site could be available for a suitable candidate.
The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.
Closing date: 23:59, Wednesday, 31st August 2022
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Closing Date: 31/08/2022 Location: Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Wales