Assistant Reserves Officer

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Hertford, United Kingdom

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22 days ago

Closing date: Monday 16 May 2022
Salary: Starting salary £22,195, plus contribution to pension auto-enrolment
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Various locations, throughout Hertfordshire and Middlesex
Do you enjoy being outdoors and meeting like-minded people? Do you want to use your practical skills to help us maintain and improve our nature reserves? Could you play and active role in nature’s recovery in Herts & Middlesex?

Contact details

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please e-mail Ian Carle, Nature Reserves Manager at to arrange a call.

About the Trust

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is a local conservation charity working to protect wildlife and help people connect with nature. With a team of volunteers we care for wild places so that nature has a place to thrive. We help people experience the wildlife on their doorsteps and to take steps to protect it.

We believe that wildlife should have space to thrive alongside our everyday lives and that everyone benefits from having access to nature.

Our staff team is enthusiastic, friendly and committed to wildlife conservation and exemplifies our values of professionalism, valuing contributions by others and continually striving to improve. We offer flexible working as well as other benefits such as salary sacrifice schemes. We are based in the attractive setting of Verulamium Park on the outskirts of St Albans.

About the role

The Assistant Reserves Officer is one of our team managing and developing the Trust’s nature reserves for people and wildlife. You will need to have strong experience in practical habitat management, including the use of power tools and you will have experience of working with volunteers. You will need to have a keen interest in wildlife and preferably a knowledge of the habitats in our area.

Application deadline: 9am on Monday 16th May
Interviews: Tuesday 24th May (online) and Friday 27th May (in person)

Please download a recruitment pack for more information.

Application documents

  • Recruitment Pack - Assistant Reserves Officer
  • Application Form - Assistant Reserves Officer