Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Assistant Reserve Manager - West Somerset and the Blackdowns 

Salary £21,537 p.a.  for 37.5 hrs p.w.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Assistant Reserves Manager 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. This will be a fantastic step on the way for someone looking to develop a great career in conservation and reserves management. 

Please apply by completing and sending the application form to

A job description can be found here. For more information, please contact

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Closing date for applications 9am on Monday 22nd July. Interviews to be held on Tuesday 30th July.