Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Reserves Assistant 

£18,541 p.a.  for 37.5 hrs p.w.

12 months Fixed Term Contract (with the possibility of extension)

Based in West Somerset.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Reserves Assistant to join Somerset Wildlife Trust’s experienced team of eight dedicated and professional land managers in one of the most biodiverse counties of England. You will work across south and west Somerset on the practical estate management of a number of fantastic nature reserves as well as the implementation of reserve projects. You will be working closely with contractors and dedicated volunteers.  You should be physically fit, be willing to work flexibly and possess the necessary ‘tickets’ and/or certificates to operate a range of machinery and equipment.  You will be required to work independently and as part of a team and will also have the energy and enthusiasm to organise and motivate teams of volunteers. This will be a fantastic step on the way for someone looking to develop a great career in conservation. 

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply by completing the Somerset Wildlife Trust Application Form and sending this with a covering letter highlighting how you match the knowledge, experience and skills requirements of the role to: .

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Closing date for applications 9am on Monday 25th June.

Interviews to be held on Thursday 5th July.