Job Title: Estates Worker (North)

Reports to: Northern Reserves Manager

Salary: £17,843

Contract: 37.5 hours/week – Permanent

Based at: Lower Moor Nature Reserve

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to become involved in the management and maintenance of some of the country’s finest nature reserves.  If you have already gained conservation practical skills and experience and are looking for a role in which you will be able to express and convey your passion whilst really making a difference, then we would like to hear from you.

The role will involve practical land and estate management that will vary especially by season and habitat. You will work as part of a small estates team, alongside farm and conservation officers to deliver the annual work programme. The role will be very visible and you will meet members of the public on a daily basis, lead and develop volunteer opportunities and help organise and deliver events.  From time to time you may also find that you are helping to deliver our practical work alongside our youth or adult wellbeing projects, Care farm, and forest schools activities.  

Closing Date: Midday Friday 2nd October 2020

(Successful candidates will be notified by Tuesday 6th October.  If you have not heard from us by 5pm on this date then unfortunately you will have been unsuccessful.  It is Trust policy not to provide feedback at this stage).

Interviews: Monday 12th October 2020

A full job description and application pack are available to download from the links below. If after reading the job description you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Ellie Jones on 07713 201151 or [email protected].  

A full job description is available to download here.

The application form is available here.

Please return completed application forms to [email protected] on or before the closing date.  

(Please note we are only able to accept applications via our application form. When completing the form please ensure you use the ‘supporting statement’ section to evidence how you believe you meet the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Job Description. This information will be used in our short-listing process).