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Dorset Wildlife Trust

Warden (East Dorset)

Salary: £23768 pa. 5% employer and 2% employee pension contributions

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: DWT Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Off Old Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen, Poole, Dorset, BH21 3RX

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking an enthusiastic and hardworking Warden to work within our Nature Recovery Team.

This is unique opportunity to take a lead in a range of practical conservation and estate management tasks on some wonderful nature reserves, primarily across East Dorset, including Upton Heath. You will be working in a wide range of habitats, supporting wildlife in heathland, meadow and woodland.

We are looking for someone with a broad range of experience in practical conservation management and a good knowledge of wildlife habitats, with an ability to lead volunteers and staff. An ability to work as part of a team of wardens, but also under their own initiative is essential. The work will include use of power tools and machinery, stock management and volunteer leadership. Knowledge of habitat and species relevant to the area will be needed. This post will be rewarding and enjoyable, fitting within a highly skilled and vibrant team.

The post is a full time, permanent role and will be based out of Dorset Wildlife Trust office at Beacon Hill, Corfe Mullen. Salary: from £23,768 plus 5% pension contribution and staff benefits package.

For more information and to apply, please click here 

The deadline for completed applications/CV & cover letter is 5pm on 4 December 2022. Interviews to be held on 13 December, with an option for second interviews if required. The intended start date in this role is 3 January 2023. 

Closing Date: 04/12/2022  Location: DWT Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill Lane, Off Old Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen, Poole, Dorset, BH21 3RX

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