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Title

Assistant Ranger

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Reference ARgrTNP2  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location England (East Anglia)
Town/City Thurrock
Salary £17,000 per annum pro rata rising up to £17,500 per annum pro rata upon successful completion of probation
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 26/06/2019
Company Name Essex Wildlife Trust
Contact Name Charlotte Hampshire
Telephone 01621 862960
Email jobs@essexwt.org.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Conservation Jobs with Essex Wildlife Trust. Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 33,000 members, manages and protects over 8,200 acres of land on 87 nature reserves, 2 nature parks and runs 9 visitor centres.
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Description

Are you someone wishing to make their career in conservation, with some good conservation knowledge, some experience and lots of energy and enthusiasm for our wildlife? Are you an engaging individual with a passion for protecting wildlife, conservation management and able to communicate well with people about EWT’s work? If the answer is yes then this could be the role for you.

Essex Wildlife Trust have an exciting opportunity at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park for 2 individuals starting their career in conservation. The successful applicants will work 22.5 hours between Monday-Sunday, with alternating weekend working as part of a weekly rota.

This role is a Fixed Term Contract for two years and there are two positions avaliable.

Responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking, co-ordinating and overseeing the reserve management of Thurrock Thameside Nature Park.
  • Being part of the Visitor Centre team supporting site delivery.
  • Managing a team of volunteers to ensure reserves tasks are completed to a high standard.
  • Ensuring safe working practices.
  • Ensure visitors are engaged with the wildlife of the site, through the delivery of a varied programme of nature events.
  • Provide an inspiring site for visitors, enabling them to connect with nature and the natural environment.
  • Maintaining a robust programme of species monitoring and surveying to inform and influence future site management.

Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Closing date: Wednesday 26th June at 9am

Interview date: Friday 5th July 2019

How to apply: Visit www.essexwt.org.uk/jobs

For more information email: jobs@essexwt.org.uk

Essex Wildlife Trust aims to employ a diverse body of people with different perspectives, values and attitudes. We seek to promote an inclusive environment where differences are shared and valued; unfair treatment or discrimination is challenged; and everyone is able to reach their full potential.

Protecting Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex

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