Reserves Assistants - Mendips

Location: Callow Rock Offices , Shipham Road, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3DQ
Would you like to help wildlife in a practical way?
Would you like to learn practical habitat management skills and get out on our beautiful nature reserves?
Do you have a day a week to spare?

Position details

Commitment

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

This role involves undertaking practical management such as coppicing, scrub clearing, fencing, tree felling, dry stone walling, tree planting & hedge-laying, as well as general maintenance work, across all nature reserves in the Mendip area.  

You'll also assist with the day-to-day operation and maintenance of reserves structures, machinery and tools. Assist with workshop tasks and machinery repair and maintenance, and you may work with volunteer groups as necessary.

This role is an opportunity to gain new skills & knowledge in practical conservation management, experience of the day to day roles of reserve assistants & managers. An opportunity to keep fit and significantly contribute to nature conservation in Somerset while enjoying our beautiful countryside.