Warden - Pulborough Brooks and Amberley Wildbrooks
Location: Pulborough Brooks
Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, 26 days Annual Leave
Duration: 24 months
Would you like to assist with the management of one of our flagship reserves?
The RSPB team in Sussex are seeking a dynamic, resourceful and motivated warden to join a reserves team managing over 500 hectares of nature reserves in Sussex, including Pulborough Brooks, one of the most visited RSPB reserves in the UK, and Amberley Wildbrooks. These diverse nature reserves comprise of lowland wet grassland, heathland, woodland, arable land & scrub and are home to a rich array of flora and fauna.
You will join a large team managing and developing our reserves alongside a busy visitor operation. Your role will be incredibly varied and you'll carry out a range of tasks including: delivering habitat management, species surveying and habitat monitoring, supervising contractors, engaging with stakeholders, maintenance tasks, assisting with the running of events and managing our fabulous volunteers and assistant wardens. This will also include use of the reserves tractor and other machinery plus livestock handling and liaising with graziers.
We are seeking an individual with experience of practical habitat management, working with and inspiring volunteers, some line management experience, surveying birds and other taxa and working with machinery, as well as good reserves infrastructure and estate maintenance skills and livestock handling experience.
The applicant should also have good knowledge of natural history; especially that of lowland wet grassland species and habitats. They should also be a strong team player with excellent organisational, communication, practical and inter-personal skills. The warden team is small and hardworking so we are looking for an enthusiastic and competent individual to get stuck in and help the nature reserves flourish.
This role is a full time 2 year temporary position with the possibility of extension/being made permanent.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications have been received. We are intending to hold interviews on the 28th or 29th July.
To apply click here to visit our website for further details.
Closing Date: 27/06/2021 Location: Pulborough Brooks