Reserve Officer (Woodlands)

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Oakham, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Full time, permanent

The Rutland Water Nature Reserve is an internationally famous nature reserve managed by the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust in partnership with Anglian Water. It provides one of the most important wildfowl sanctuaries in Great Britain, regularly holding in excess of 25,000 waterfowl.

The role:
The role of Reserve Officer (Woodlands) is to be a key member of the Reserves Team working all aspects of practical management of the Reserve this role has a particular focus on the Woodland, working on a comprehensive program of surveying and management. The role works within a dedicated team and works alongside staff, volunteers and trainees.

About you:
Candidates should have the following skills and experience;

A sound multi-disciplinary background in ecology, land management access and recreation, particularly in woodland areas.

Experience of nature conservation and habitat management.

Experience of managing and leading nature conservation volunteers.

A strong track record of engaging people in nature conservation work.

A high level of commitment and enthusiasm for protecting and restoring the natural environment and its wildlife.

A great team worker and communicator.

Due to the nature of the role, a full current UK driving licence is essential.

In return, you benefit from excellent working conditions, 25 days holiday per annum, flexible hours, contributory pension scheme and a friendly and lively environment in which to work.

If you would like to help protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland, then apply today!

Closing date: midnight Thursday 5th of May 2022

Interviews will be held 17th of May 2022