Seasonal Warden for West Berkshire

Closing date:
Salary: £11.76 per hour (FTE £21406.74 per annum)
Contract type: Seasonal / Working hours: Part time
Location: Estovers, Bury's Bank Road, Greenham , Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 8BZ
We are looking to recruit a Seasonal Warden who can engage with our visitors at Greenham & Crookham and Snelsmore Commons, informing them about the heathland and its associated wildlife

Contact details

BBOWT Head Office, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4XT

recruitment@bbowt.org.uk

Seasonal Warden for West Berkshire

The primary purpose of this role is to engage with our visitors at Greenham & Crookham and Snelsmore Commons, informing them about the heathland and its associated wildlife whilst encouraging them to stay on paths and keep their dogs under control during the bird-nesting season. There will be opportunities to run several exciting events, lead guided walks, undertake ecological surveys/monitoring and carry out visitor surveys. The form events take will be dependant on the current COVID-19 restrictions. Wardens will produce a summary report at the end of the season.

We are looking for someone who is an excellent communicator, has a good knowledge of wildlife and conservation, can be flexible about their working hours and would enjoy spending all their time outside walking around the common, interacting with our visitors and engendering enthusiasm and respect for the wonderful wildlife that lives here.

About us

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. 

Find out more.

Based 

Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury and covering Greenham and Snelsmore Commons

Contract

26 week fixed-term contract (01 March to 29 August 2021)

Working hours

30 hours per week including early mornings, evenings and weekends

How to apply

To apply for this post, please complete the application form and email to recruitment@bbowt.org.uk. Please note that CVs will not be accepted and only successful applicants will be contacted.

The closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 24th January 2021.

Interviews will be held via videoconferencing on Thursday 4th Feb 2021. For select candidates this may be followed up by a face-to-face, socially distanced interview walking on Greenham Common the following week.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.