Living Landscape Officer

Closing date:
Salary: £21,017-£25,220
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Avon Wildlife Trust, 32 Jacob's Wells Road, Bristol, BS8 1DR
Do you have a passion for restoring local wildlife through habitat management and engagement with landowners? We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working Living Landscape Officer to join AWT’s Living Landscape team in an exciting role at the start of our new five year strategy.

You will be working within key strategic areas helping to create a nature recovery network through the restoration of habitats at a landscape scale.  This will involve managing nature reserves, contributing to our living landscape projects, co-ordinating the delivery of our badger vaccination pilot and mentoring placements.

We are looking for someone with a track record in managing land for conservation and inspiring a range of volunteers and mentoring placements. You will have a good understanding of habitat restoration, resource protection and the UK conservation framework. 

Avon Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK. With the invaluable support of our volunteers, members and corporate supporters we manage 30 nature reserves for wildlife and people across the West of England. We also work with other organisations and landowners to protect and connect wildlife sites across the region and inspire local communities and people of all ages to care for wildlife where they live.

The Wildlife Trusts value diversity. We are committed to creating a movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.

This is a fixed-term role until January 2022.

Contact details:

If you are interested in this position, please download the job description and application form and return completed applications and equal opportunities monitoring forms to hr@avonwildlifetrust.org.uk. Alternatively, post your completed application to HR, Avon Wildlife Trust, 32 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol, BS8 1DR.

Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 9th March 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a first interview anticipated to be on Friday 19th March 2021. Applicants may be asked to attend a second interview soon after - date tbc.

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please email hr@avonwildlifetrust.org.uk and a conversation can be arranged.

No CV's or agencies please.