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Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)




Senior Biodiversity and Planning Officer (Buckinghamshire)

Salary: £26,342 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week)

Based: College Lake Nature Reserve near Tring

We are looking for a passionate and committed person to join our biodiversity and planning team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic and detailed thinker who has a desire to help shape our landscape for the benefit of both people and wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: College Lake Nature Reserve near Tring
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Community Wildlife Officer (Oxon)

Salary: £21,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week)

Based in Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon 

As Community Wildlife Officer you will work within the Oxfordshire Community Wildlife Team to provide advice and inspiration to individuals, local groups and other stakeholders to enable them to take action for wildlife. This is an exciting opportunity to work on both urban parks and rural nature reserves working with a wide variety of people and wildlife habitats.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Volunteer Roles

JOB: Wildlife Trainees (Conservation) West Berkshire x2

BE4: 18/2/19 9am

IV: 26&27/2/19

LOC: Estovers, Berkshire RG19 8BZ

PAY: Limited expenses

FOR: Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

The Wildlife Trainee position is a voluntary role, with the largest part of the time involving practical, outside, physical tasks on nature reserves, to help restore and improve habitats for wildlife, and maintaining the infrastructure like gates, signs and fencing. The management of these reserves is strongly supported by volunteers, including a weekly volunteer team which you will lead. You will also help to look after the herd of Exmoor and New Forest ponies and occasionally with cattle and sheep. There are opportunities to assist with some species and habitat surveys, and also preparing and delivering occasional community events, corporate tasks and environmental education projects. Time commitment of 3 days per week for 6-12 months is essential. ASK: For more information about the role please visit our website https://c-js.co.uk/2WvKwq2

JOB: Wildlife Trainees (Conservation) North Buckinghamshire x2

BE4: 22/2/19

IV: 1/3/19

LOC: Meadow Farm, near Bicester, Oxfordshire

PAY: Limited expenses

FOR: Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

As a Trainee you will gain employer-valued practical experience of conservation techniques, ranging from scrub clearance and vegetation management to maintenance of site infrastructure and helping to manage our livestock. You will take part in a varied training programme, tailored to your role (including outdoor first aid certification, and for those electing to commit to 12 months, NPTC Chainsaw). You will have a dedicated mentor who will monitor your progress and help with personal development throughout your placement. Based at Meadow Farm (OX25 1TW), you will join a skilled and knowledgeable team delivering a programme of works across our North Buckinghamshire reserves, which include magnificent woodland reserves at Finemere and Whitecross Green Woods and the Upper River Ray Living Landscape. Time commitment of 3 days per week for 6-12 months is essential. ASK: For more information about the role please visit our website https://c-js.co.uk/2DLJz5C

JOB: Wildlife Trainees (Education) Berkshire x3

BE4: *See below

LOC: Education Centre in THATCHAM, MAINDENHEAD or WINDSOR

PAY: Limited travel expenses

FOR: Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

As one of our 20-30 BBOWT Wildlife Trainees, you will spend 2-3 days per week over a period of 6-12 months, developing your skills in environmental education, building experience in working with children in an outdoor setting & inspiring the next generation at our beautiful nature reserves. You will be based at one of our three education centres, all located within exceptional wildlife sites. There will be ample opportunity to be involved with our varied & exciting range of educational programmes. This includes assisting with & leading school group activities, both at the centre & offsite, planning & delivering events for families & developing resources. *Nature Discovery Centre & Woolley Firs BE4 22/2/19 (9am) IV 6/3/19; Windsor Great Park Environment Centre BE4 8/3/19 (9am) IV 18/3/19. ASK: For more information & to apply: https://c-js.co.uk/2M6Igko

JOB: Wildlife Trainee (Community) Nature Discovery Centre

BE4: 22/2/19 9am

IV: 6/3/19

LOC: Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, Berkshire

PAY: Limited expenses

FOR: Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

You will gain experience of interacting with children and families, running events, sessions for groups and schools and practical conservation. There will be opportunities to get involved in our numerous wildlife clubs for children aged 2 to 16 as well as activities for local community groups such a Brownies and Cubs. We also run health and wellbeing projects, including a café for people living with dementia. There will be an opportunity to be involved in these projects as well. 3 days per week for 6-12 months is essential. ASK: For more information about the role please visit https://c-js.co.uk/2UHsYW6

JOB: Wildlife Trainee (Conservation) Warburg Nature Reserve, Oxfordshire

BE4: 11/3/19

IV: 22/3/19

LOC: Warburg Nature Reserve near Henley, Oxfordshire

PAY: Limited expenses

FOR: Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

3 days per week for 6-12 months is essential. As one of our 20-30 Wildlife Trainees, you will have a fantastic opportunity to learn through hands-on experience as well as more formal training, all designed to give you the skills and qualifications you need to gain paid employment in conservation. Your role will involve practical conservation on the reserve; restoring and improving habitats for wildlife. You will help to look after our livestock, repair and install site infrastructure, operate power tools and machinery, carry out species surveys and work with volunteers. We would like you to be able to chat to visitors and deliver guided walks after some training and there is also an opportunity to assist other Oxfordshire teams with environmental education and events. Alongside the day-to-day learning experiences, you will receive a substantial amount of training. ASK: For more information about the role please visit our website https://c-js.co.uk/2S2vDb5





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