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Assistant Warden - Sherwood & Budby

Assistant Warden – Sherwood & Budby
Location: Sherwood Forest & Budby South Forest
Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, 26 days Annual Leave
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full Time

Sherwood Forest & Budby South Forest is an ancient landscape alive with nature, history and folklore. Today it is a magical destination visited by people from across the globe, home to the enduring legend of Robin Hood & the famous Major Oak, estimated to be more than 1,000 years old.

We care for over 450 hectares of ancient wood pasture and rolling heathland which is home to thousands of species of bird, insect, mammal, fungi, tree and plant. Wooded for centuries & once part of a vast royal hunting ground, for the 350,000 people who come to visit each year it is an incredible place to visit, boasting a unique collection of ancient oaks which have been thriving here for over 600 years. 

What’s the role about?

We are looking for a dynamic individual with the relevant skills and experience to join our team. Your main objective will be to assist in delivering the reserve\'s management plan objectives.

To do this you will:

  • Work closely with the Site Manager, Warden, Assistant Warden & Estate Worker.
  • Regularly lead and develop a high performing team of volunteers to undertake required works to achieve our objectives and high standards
  • Work in line with Health & Safety and Cross Compliance requirements
  • Work with and assist in the supervision of contractors & projects
  • Regularly use and maintain machinery & equipment
  • Get involved with work planning and record keeping
  • Get involved with surveying & recording of key species
  • Play your part in the wider team engaging with visitor operations & facilities
  • Need to be able to work flexibly including weekends, early mornings, evenings and holidays

Closing Date: 23:59, Mon, 10th Oct 2022

We're looking to conduct interviews for this position from 24th October 2022.

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

No agencies please.

Closing Date: 10/10/2022  Location: Sherwood Forest, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, NG21 9RN & Budby South Forest, Budby, Mansfield, NG21 9HN

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