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National Trust


Location: North Cornwall, Old Farm House Office, Wadebridge, PL27 6QY
Contract Type: Permanent
Reference/IRC: IRC127974
Closing Date: 02 October 2022
Salary: £21684


A highly motivated conservation champion you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the Nation’s most stunning places your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented, rich in wildlife and take our visitors’ breath away.

What’s it like to work here

The North Cornwall Team’s Tintagel to Holywell stunning places are primarily coastal with a variety of habitats and landscapes, many designated for their wildlife, heritage and landscape values. Our headlands, cliffs, dunes, beaches and species-rich grasslands are made accessible by the South West Coast Path and our mission help define one of the most loved parts of Cornwall.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Area ranger you'll be responsible for the day-to-day practical management of our countryside places. Working to agreed work programmes you'll plan and prioritise work regularly, including weekly tasks for our volunteers.

You’ll undertake a wide variety of practical countryside management tasks e.g. rights of way maintenance, habitat management, nature restoration and site presentation; maintain tools and equipment; be responsible for your own and others working safely; comply with internal guidance and compliance; undertake or organise surveys and monitoring; and work with and supervise a diverse range of volunteers including related administration duties.

Who we’re looking for

You’ll need to:

  • Deliver quality practical conservation work.
  • Demonstrate a passion for, and engage people with, nature, heritage and the outdoors.
  • Be an excellent team player, helping create a great place to work, sharing common goals.
  • Be enthusiastic with a willingness to learn.
  • Be able to work safely and comply with safety procedures.
  • Be competent with machinery and equipment, including relevant certification.
  • Have a full UK driving licence

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Closing Date: 02/10/2022  Location: North Cornwall, Old Farm House Office, Wadebridge, PL27 6QY

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