Work for Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the county's largest environmental charity, committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk's wildlife and wild places.

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If you have time on your hands and want to help Norfolk's wildlife then why not volunteer on some of our fantastic nature reserves. Find out more.
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Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Bewick House
22 Thorpe Road
Migrant hawker, photo by Peter Dent
Stoat, photo by Nick Appleton

Administrator to the Chief Executive’s Office

£19,000 - £22,000 per annum

We are looking to recruit an Administrator to provide secretarial, HR and administrative support within the busy Chief Executive’s Office.

The successful person will be adaptable, conscientious, an excellent communicator and be willing to work flexibly. They will be able to undertake a variety of tasks relating to many aspects of work within the CEO’s office, including minute taking, HR administration, organising internal and external meetings and greeting guests.

The closing date is 9am, Monday 13 June.
Interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 20 June.
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Estate Worker – Breckland Area

5 days per week for a 3 year full time contract - £17,000 - £18,500 per annum (depending on experience)

The post holder will be based at NWT East Wretham Heath in Norfolk, and will have the opportunity to work at other NWT reserves within the Brecks including the Wissey Wetlands.  The Estate Worker will be expected to undertake a variety of tasks, including habitat & species management, infrastructure maintenance, and using a variety of machinery.

The successful candidate will have a good basic knowledge of wildlife conservation. Good communication skills are essential, both with colleagues and members of the public, as is the ability to work as part of a team in managing these busy sites. Ideally the successful candidate will also have been trained in the use of tractors (on and off road), ATV, brushcutter, chainsaw, pesticide application and first aid.  Experience of livestock management and ecological monitoring would be an advantage.

The post presents the opportunity to work on some of the county’s most important wildlife sites, and develop valuable skills in the management of nature reserves and their visitors.  

Closing date: Midday Monday 13 June 2016
Interviews are likely to take place on the 23 June 2016
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Cley and Salthouse Marshes Warden

Salary £25,000 to £27,000 dependent the applicant's relevant experience.

Cley and Salthouse Marshes is Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s oldest and best known nature reserve. It was purchased in 1926 and provided a blue print for nature conservation which has now been replicated across the UK. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, Special Protection Area, Special Area of Conservation and a RAMSAR site. It is internationally recognised as one of the UK’s finest bird watching sites.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is seeking a suitably experienced conservation professional to manage this spectacular nature reserve. The post will be responsible for planning, organising and implementing management on the reserve in accordance with the approved management plan as well as regular patrolling, visitor liaison and wildlife and habitat monitoring work.
Candidates will have an excellent knowledge of wildlife conservation especially wetland and coastal habitat management techniques and ecology as well as a comprehensive knowledge of wildlife species, particularly avian. Other essential skills and experience include management of designated land (SSSI, SPA, SAC etc.) and agri-environment schemes, excellent organisation and communication, proven experience of managing budgets and ideally qualifications in the use of tractors, ATV, brushcutter, chainsaw, pesticide application and first aid.

Closing date for applications is noon on 31 May 2016
Interviews are likely to take place on 10 June 2016
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Neighbourhood Membership Promoters

We are now actively seeking a Neighbourhood Membership Promoter.

Would you like to earn some extra income by doing something that you really believe in? Do you have around 16 hours a week to spare, during weekday evenings and/or weekend afternoons? Would you like to help Norfolk Wildlife Trust achieve its aim of finding 50+ new members in your area and beyond, using a simple, tried and tested formula? Definitely no selling involved! Home based, you will be working for FMR Solutions, a specialist agency, on behalf of Norfolk Wildlife Trust. The work is seasonal, typically March – October. Locations: All Norfolk areas apart from postcodes NR1-NR8 (Norwich) - Typically, you'll be working in your local area but will have the opportunity to travel up to 30mins from your home base.

Normally earnings are commission based: expect £650-£1083 per month on a freelance/self-employed basis. However, for those who don’t feel comfortable working on a commission basis, a waged option is also available.

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