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Reserves Assistant - Woods & Heaths

CHM Recruit

Posted on Aug 27, 2021 by CHM Recruit

Norfolk, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£17.4k - £18.8k Annual

This Charitable Trust is the county's largest environmental charity, committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk's wildlife and wild places.

Reserves Assistant - Woods & Heaths
(1 post, 2 year fixed term contract)
Location: Dereham
£17,375 - £18,750 per annum (depending on experience)

Generous annual leave allowance, pension contribution and personal development opportunities

The Reserves Assistant - Woods and Heaths post holder will be based near Dereham, and will work at Trust managed sites within the South, Central and North areas of Norfolk, including Ancient Woodlands, Heathland, Mire and Fens.

The Reserves Assistant will carry out a variety of tasks, including habitat & species development, infrastructure maintenance, and using a variety of machinery. The successful candidate will have a good basic knowledge of wildlife conservation and habitat management techniques. Good communication skills are essential, both with colleagues and members of the public, as is the ability to work as part of a team in managing these important sites. The successful candidate will be willing and able to be trained in the use of a wide range of machinery and power tools including tractors and chainsaws. They will have some experience of working on a nature reserve or similar environment, in a practical role. Experience and/or training in use of tractors and chainsaws, livestock handling, brushcutter, ATV, pesticide use, relevant tractor related implements and first aid would be an advantage.

The post presents the opportunity to work on some of the county's most important wildlife sites and enhance valuable skills in the development of nature reserves and their visitors.

Closing date: midday Monday 13th September 2021

Interviews are likely to take place on week commencing 20th September 2021

To Apply and for More Information:

Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.

No agencies please.

Reference: 1300451502

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