This is a voluntary role

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

Trainee Reserves Officer – Volunteer Placement

Working with our Reserves Team to gain experience and knowledge for a career in Conservation, the post includes leading a large volunteer work group and carrying out a wide range of practical habitat management tasks across the Trust’s 35 reserves. A busy and exciting opportunity to learn and develop skills in practical habitat management, group leadership, use and maintenance of power and hand tools and best practice in conservation management.

Training: first aid at work, pesticide, brushcutter and chainsaw certification, and a broad range of in-house training.

Must have great communication and organisational skills, good computing skills, a ready sense of humour, enthusiasm and ability to use initiative and motivate others. Full driving licence + 1 year’s driving experience essential. Previous experience desirable but not essential.

6-12 month placement, 4-5 days per week. £400/month towards living costs + training allowance and appropriate PPE.

Closing date 12 noon Monday 28th November. Interviews will be held Friday 2nd December.

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Closing Date: 28/11/2022  Location: Leicester, with travel throughout Leicestershire & Rutland

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