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National Trust



Newark Park, Wotton-under-Edge

Salary £20,721 – Permanent contract – 37.5 hours per week

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful.

The role will primarily be based at Newark Park, with the travel to the other sites it is necessary that you have a driving licence.

In this role, you’ll work some weekends, bank holiday and evenings.

You’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire others to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task.

So, whether you’re maintaining our green spaces, carrying out practical habitat management to engaging with our visitors about our work no two days will be the same. You’ll also share and promote the work that we do here, ensuring special places like these are here to be both protected and enjoyed by everyone for ever. This will see you responding to queries and explaining the value of the work being undertaken.

Who we’re looking for:

To deliver this role successfully, you’ll need to:

  • Demonstrate a willingness to work alongside volunteers and be able to support them to perform at their best
  • Deliver practical conservation work to protect and enhance the conservation status of the property
  • Demonstrate a passion for nature, heritage and the outdoors
  • Able to engage with visitors to ensure they understand the value of your work
  • Help create a great place to work, sharing common goals
  • Be enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Be able to work safely, with risk assessments and compliance with safety procedures
  • Experience in a land, access and conservation management
  • Experience in and working in a similar outdoor setting
  • A full UK driving licence

And you’ll need to demonstrate the following experience on your CV

  • Practical experience in land, conservation and access management, to level 2 (or equivalent level of vocational experience)
  • Familiarity with machinery/equipment and practical certificates as required by the property. We are looking for someone with a chainsaw qualification CS30/31, at least. And some experience of usage.

For more information and how to apply please click here 

Closing date 5th December 2021

Closing Date: 05/12/2021  Location: Newark Park, Wotton-under-Edge

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