Wild Ingleborough Project Assistant

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Carnforth, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Closing date: Monday 20 March 2023
Salary: £21,645 per annum
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Colt Park Barn, Chapel-le-Dale, Carnforth, LA6 3JF , Carnforth, LA6 3JF
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing nature conservation organisations and seeks to appoint a Wild Ingleborough Project Assistant.
Job reference: 291

The role holder will help the Project Officer to deliver an ambitious work programme in conjunction with existing staff from Natural England and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust on the Ingleborough Massif. The work will include restoring dry stone walls and installing fencing, working with volunteers and contractors to plant trees and protect plantations with fencing and develop visitor access and interpretation. There will also be some livestock management work.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and passionate about working in nature conservation, physically fit and happy to work in remote areas whatever the weather. They'll have experience working/volunteering in the environmental sector, using power tools and machinery for nature conservation and practical habitat management.

This is a fixed term position until 30 June 2024, with the possibility of extension subject to funding.