Volunteer Reserves Trainee

Closing date:
Salary: Expenses
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: St Albans, Grebe House
St Michael's Street,
St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SN
Join our Reserves Team as a Volunteer Reserves Trainee and further your career in conservation.

Contact details

If you would like to discuss the role, please call Josh Wells on 01727 858901 ext 229 or 07876 508 036.

Job reference: Volunteer Reserves Trainee

Position details

Duration

Tuesday 31 March 2020 - Tuesday 30 March 2021

Commitment

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Frequency

Weekly

An opportunity to gain experience and training in practical conservation work on over 40 different nature reserves to further a career in conservation and make a positive contribution to the conservation of Hertfordshire and Middlesex’s habitats and species.

Training will include NPTC chainsaw units 201-3, Brushcutter, First Aid as well as in-house training in habitat management, ecological surveying and monitoring, tree safety surveying and management planning.

The Volunteer Reserves Trainee will assist the Reserves Team with daily reserve work and work closely with volunteers. There will be opportunities to undertake other aspects of reserve management such as surveying species, livestock husbandry, guided walks and helping with events.

You’ll be a committed conservationist educated to degree level or equivalent in a biological/environmental science and ideally have some experience of practical habitat management.

A driving licence is required. The post is subject to a disclosure check by the Disclosure Barring Service.

 

To apply for this role please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your personal qualities, experience and skills in relation to the role profile, to recruitment@hmwt.org.

Closing Date: 8.30 am, Monday 24th February 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 3rd March 2020
Start date: Tuesday 31st March 2020