Senior Reserves Officer

Closing date:
Salary: £32,678 - £35,613 (SCP 31-34) plus contribution to pension auto-enrolment
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: St Albans, Grebe House
St Michael's Street,
St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SN
This role helps to protect local wildlife by managing projects and writing management plans for our Nature Reserves.

Contact details

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please request a call back from Ian Carle, the Trust’s Nature Reserves Manager by emailing

We are looking for someone to play a key role in our Reserves Team, managing projects and writing management plans for nature reserves in the west of our area.

The post holder will have excellent knowledge of practical habitat and species management as well as ecological monitoring techniques. The post holder will have great interpersonal skills and a positive approach to building relationships with stakeholders. You will have great project management, planning and organisational skills, and be able to use IT effectively to deliver these. We are looking for someone with confidence and experience in site management planning, tree safety surveys and conservation grazing.

You will have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and a passion for what we do.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 27 April.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a Zoom/Teams interview on Thursday 6 May. We will invite those candidates that performed best to visit one of our nature reserves with us on Tuesday 11 May.

For more information, and to apply, please download an application pack.