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Assistant Warden - Cumbria Coast Reserves

Assistant Warden – Cumbria Coast Reserves
Reference: AUG20222445
Location: Campfield Marsh, Wigton, CA7 5AG
Salary: £23,939.00 – £26,588.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, 26 days Annual Leave

The Cumbria Coast team manage three reserves – Hodbarrow, St Bees Head and Campfield Marsh. All three reserves represent a variety of different habitats and species creating a varied and exciting portfolio. Campfield Marsh in the North of the county comprises of 360 hectares of peat bog, fen, wet grassland and saltmarsh on the south shore of the Solway Estuary.

Over the last five years the reserve has seen some exciting management changes due to a Countryside Stewardship scheme which has funded the installation of a new dynamic wetland system on the wet grassland, a network of saltmarsh restoration and bog edge habitat restoration. St Bees head is home to a cliff nesting bird colony where thousands of seabirds nest every year including the only English breeding colony of black Guillemot.

What’s the role about?

This role will involve the successful candidate working on a variety of habitats including a coastal lagoon, peat bog, sea cliffs, Saltmarsh, and wet grassland. Based predominantly at RSPB Campfield Marsh, we are recruiting for a permanent Assistant Warden. We are looking for someone who wants to take the next step in their career and join a supportive and positive team. Communication is key and we will be looking for someone who has worked in teams as well as on their own. Using your knowledge and enthusiasm you will bring new and innovative ideas to our team and help us manage amazing habitats for a wide variety of species.

As Cumbria Coast Assistant Warden, you will make an important contribution to the management of all three of our Reserves. You will be involved in the ecological management, visitor infrastructure upkeep and monitoring of species of all three sites. With three different reserves to manage there is a variety of species and habitats to get stuck into – every day is different in the Cumbria Coast Team.

Closing date: 23:59, Tuesday, 11th October 2022

We are looking to conduct interviews for this position from 30th October.

Please CLICK HERE to be redirected to our website where you can find more information and complete your application.

No agencies please.

Closing Date: 11/10/2022  Location: Campfield Marsh, Wigton, CA7 5AG

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