Assistant Ranger

Closing date:
Salary: £6,800 per annum rising to £7,000 per annum on completion of probation
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location: Roding Valley Meadows Nature Reserve , Roding Valley Meadows Nature Reserve, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6BQ
Are you a positive person that has a keen interest in protecting wildlife, is passionate about nature and enjoys engaging with people? If yes, this could be the role for you!
Job reference: ARgrRV2

Roding Valley Meadows form one of the largest continuous areas of species-rich grassland in Essex, comprising traditionally managed hay meadows, flood meadows and marsh.  The reserve attracts a large number of visitors who use the reserve for walking, general outdoor recreation and to enjoy the wildlife.

The Assistant Ranger will support the Roding Valley Meadows Ranger in all aspects of reserve management.   

The ideal candidate will be a positive person that has a keen interest in protecting wildlife, is passionate about nature and enjoys engaging with people.

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity.  It has more than 37,000 members, manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves and 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres.  The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex.  It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations.  It is one of the largest of the 46 county wildlife trusts that work together throughout the British Isles as The Wildlife Trusts.

If you are interested in working full-time, please also consider applying for the post of Landscape Conservation Area Assistant – South West Essex (see https://www.essexwt.org.uk/jobs/landscape-conservation-area-assistant-south-west-essex).

Closing date:             27 August at 9am

Interview date:          5 September 2019

How to apply:            See downloads below for more information

Please return your application to jobs@essexwt.org.uk

For further information please contact Zoe Ringwood on 07791 430250 or zoer@essexwt.org.uk.

Essex Wildlife Trust aims to employ a diverse body of people with different perspectives, values and attitudes. We seek to promote an inclusive environment where differences are shared and valued; unfair treatment or discrimination is challenged; and everyone is able to reach their full potential.