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Cley and Salthouse Marshes Reserve Warden

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Salary Additional Information £25,000 to £27,000 dependent the applicant's relevant experience.
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name Norfolk Wildlife Trust
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Directory Entry : Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the oldest Wildlife Trust in the country. The purchase of 400 acres of marsh at Cley on the north Norfolk coast in 1926 to be held ‘in perpetuity as a bird breeding sanctuary’ provided a blueprint for nature conservation which has now been replicated across the UK.
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Salthouse Marshes is Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s oldest and best known nature reserve. It was purchased in 1926 and provided a blue print for nature conservation which has now been replicated across the UK. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, Special Protection Area, Special Area of Conservation and a RAMSAR site. It is internationally recognised as one of the UK’s finest bird watching sites.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is seeking a suitably experienced conservation professional to manage this spectacular nature reserve. The post will be responsible for planning, organising and implementing management on the reserve in accordance with the approved management plan as well as regular patrolling, visitor liaison and wildlife and habitat monitoring work.
 
Candidates will have an excellent knowledge of wildlife conservation especially wetland and coastal habitat management techniques and ecology as well as a comprehensive knowledge of wildlife species, particularly avian. Other essential skills and experience include management of designated land (SSSI, SPA, SAC etc.) and agri-environment schemes, excellent organisation and communication, proven experience of managing budgets and ideally qualifications in the use of tractors, ATV, brushcutter, chainsaw, pesticide application and first aid.

The benefits we can offer you:
•    The chance to work in a beautiful and environmentally unique area of the Country at one of the UK’s best known nature reserves.
•    The opportunity to gain valuable experience in managing and working on some of the county’s most important highly designated wildlife sites.   
•    37½ hrs per week with some out of hours work for which time off in lieu is granted.
•    20 days annual leave per annum plus statutory holidays, rising incrementally to 25 days per annum. It is also customary for an additional 3 days to be given over Christmas and New Year.
•    Pension: employer contributes 7% of salary equivalent after completion of trial period, increasing to 8% after 3 years of continuous service.
•    Salary £25,000 to £27,000 dependent the applicant's relevant experience.

For more information please go to our website www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs
Closing date for applications is noon on 31 May 2016
Interviews are likely to take place on 10 June 2016
Reg. Charity No. 208734

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