Volunteer Trainee Local Wildlife Sites Officer

Location: St Albans, Grebe House
St Michael's Street,
St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SN
A unique opportunity to gain experience working within the Wider Countryside team of a successful and growing conservation charity.

Position details

Duration

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Commitment

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Frequency

Weekly

Contact details

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please call Matt Dodds on 01727 858901 ext 236

As part of the Wider Countryside Team, the Local Wildlife Sites Trainee will:

-    gain experience and training in surveying and monitoring of Local Wildlife Sites and make a positive contribution to the conservation of Hertfordshire and Middlesex’s habitats and species.
-    assist the Local Wildlife Sites Officer to maintain and develop the LWS survey programme, coordinate and carry out LWS surveys, and to review outputs using a combination of on-site surveying and a variety of datasets and other digital tools.

You’ll be a committed conservationist educated to degree level or equivalent in a biological/environmental science. A basic understanding of Hertfordshire's habitats is required, as well as a high level of computer literacy.

A driving licence and flexibility to work occasional irregular hours is required for all posts. The post may be subject to a Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To apply for this role please submit a CV, Equal Opportunities Form (see link below) and covering letter outlining your personal qualities, experience and skills in relation to the role profile to recruitment@hmwt.org

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 29 July 2019 

Interviews & assessment:  Wednesday 7 August 2019

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