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The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Conservation Officer

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is seeking to recruit a Conservation Officer

Salary: £26,300 permanent contract

Location: Office base at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran, mixed with home-working.

Hours: 35 per week with flexi/ TOIL

Deadline: Monday 16th October @10am

Interviews: Tuesday 24th October @ Parc Slip Nature Centre, Bridgend

Invitations to interview will be sent to shortlisted applicants by 5pm on Weds 18th October

We are looking for someone with sound ecological skills, a passion for wildlife and an aptitude for both outdoors and desk-based work to join our conservation team. You will be responsible for the delivery of habitat and species-focussed conservation work across West Wales, and supporting work in South Wales. This includes advice on habitats and species management, design and delivery of surveys and design and delivery of habitat and species conservation projects. Work will take place on our own land and with other landowners, and is funded by a mixture of grants and contracts. The role includes leading our continuing work to protect and strengthen the population of Red Squirrels in mid Wales.

You will work with an Assistant Conservation Officer, based in the east of our area and the Nature Recovery Manager. As part of the wider Conservation Team you will be helping us work towards nature’s recovery, demonstrating the relevance of our work to the climate and ecological crises and championing the intrinsic importance of wildlife.

We are committed to putting equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of The Wildlife Trusts, to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to experience the joy of wildlife in their daily lives.

Further details and an application form (no CVs please) can be downloaded here

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Closing Date: 16/10/2023  Location: Office base at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran, mixed with home-working.

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