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Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Reserves Officer (Oxfordshire)

Salary: £21,500 per annum
Contract: Permanent, full time (35 hours per week)
Based: Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve, Aston, Oxon, OX18 2EH

We are now recruiting for the exciting position of the Oxfordshire Reserves Officer, helping to manage one of the flagship nature reserves for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. This is an outstanding opportunity for a motivated candidate to be part of the Oxfordshire Reserves Team at Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve, located in the Upper Thames Living Landscape area.

The Reserves Officer will help with the management of the 300 hectares of hay meadows and pasture and an important hub for the livestock breeding enterprise for our hardy native sheep and cows. The post will also require to help manage the nearby nature reserves of Foxholes Wood and internationally important Cothill fens and Letcombe Valley. We are looking for an excellent communicator with good written and spoken communication skills, as well as strong experience of working with volunteers, managing practical conservation workdays and assisting with the management and welfare of the Chimney Meadows livestock.

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.

For more information and details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website www.bbowt.org.uk/jobs.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm, Sunday 7th November.

Interviews will be held on Zoom on Thursday 18th November 2021 and then, for selected candidates, at Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve on the Thursday 25th November 2021.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, OX4 4XT

Registered Charity No. 204330 www.bbowt.org.uk

Closing Date: 07/11/2021  Location: Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve, Aston, Oxon, OX18 2EH

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