Conservation Land Management Sessional

Closing date:
Salary: £11.58 per hour or £14.32 if leading a corporate workday
Contract type: Casual / Working hours: Part time
Location: London Wildlife Trust , Dean Bradley House, 52 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2AF

Credit Lianne de Mello

The purpose of the role is to conserve and enhance the London Wildlife Trust reserves as a valuable and popular community asset for the local community and visitors, as well as being a staff presence for the site. The post holder will deliver environmental and social benefits, undertake practical site management to protect biodiversity interests and further the site’s development, as well as making our reserves safe and exciting for the public.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of

  • Delivering countryside management such as felling, scrub clearance and habitat creation and understanding the tasks involved.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working with volunteers, both on site and within a charitable body.
  • Broad knowledge of British wildlife and conservation issues.
  • Sound understanding of health and safety requirements.

London Wildlife Trust manages 37 nature reserve sites across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management and which engage the local communities that use the sites. The Trust delivers projects focusing on protecting priority habitats and species in London and works to influence policy makers. The Trust engages London’s diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, volunteering programmes and education and outreach work. To understand more about our plans ahead, read our strategic plan: For a Wilder City 2015 – 2020.

 

To apply, please send a completed Candidate Details Form and Application Form to recruitment@wildlondon.org.uk 

Closing date: 23rd September 2019 9am

Interview date: 3rd October 2019  

An enhanced DBS Check is not required for this role.

London Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.