Warburg Warden

Closing date:
Salary: £22,575
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
We are looking for a warden to be responsible for the management of the beautiful 107 hectare Warburg Nature Reserve and the nearby Hartslock and Warren Bank chalk grassland reserves.

Contact details

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


Warburg Warden

The Warburg Warden role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of the Oxfordshire Reserve team located in the hills of the stunning Chilterns AONB.  The warden will be responsible for the management of the 107 hectare Warburg nature reserve and the nearby Hartslock and Warren Bank chalk grassland reserves. 

The role includes the conservation management of chalk grassland and woodland habitats, species monitoring and management of site infrastructure, including a small visitor centre and paths as well as supporting volunteers.

You will have a professional qualification at degree/diploma standard or equivalent experience in conservation/countryside management and have experience of working within a recognised conservation organisation, managing areas of land according to conservation objectives, delivering an excellent visitor experience and working with livestock. You will also have field skills in at least one major group (birds, vegetation, invertebrates, etc.) and have a proven record of delivering conservation tasks with volunteers, contractors and use of machinery and tools.  

Accommodation may be available to the successful candidate on a short or long term basis.

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.




Permanent, full time (35 hours per week)


Warburg Nature Reserve, Bix Bottom, Henley-on-Thames

How to apply 

To apply to the post, please fill in the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form below and email to recruitment@bbowt.org.uk or phone 01865 775476.

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Thursday 18 October 2018