Senior Reserves Officer (Livestock)

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 leading on livestock management on 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 an integral role in our Reserves Team, managing projects and leading on livestock management and conservation grazing.

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 strong 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 managing livestock, and also of undertaking tree safety surveys and site management planning.

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

The deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 9 March 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Monday 22 March 2021. The format/location of these are to be confirmed in line with Covid-19 Government guidance.

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