Seasonal Aviculture Warden
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Slimbridge £14,796 - £15,575 pro rata (from age 18) Ad expires in 2 weeks Fixed Term, Temporary Mid Level Full Time
Fixed-term contract for 26 weeks
The Seasonal Aviculture Warden will assist with and provide relief cover for the aviculture department where needed during the breeding season. This role will include assisting in the practical management of the captive avian population, feeding, counting and monitoring animal behavior and pest management. Other duties will include general grounds cleaning and security duties on a rota basis.
The above post is varied, interesting and calls for a can-do practical approach grounded in experience and competence. You will bring a range of knowledge and skills, be organised with excellent communication skills, be interested in the work of a conservation organisation and be able to engage with a wide range of audiences.
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. For 70 years we have been pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife across the globe and are experts in wetland management and creation. We work with communities living among some of the most vulnerable wetlands in the world, providing leadership and influence to create a sustainable future for our wetlands, their wildlife and the people who depend upon them. We believe that showing people first-hand how extraordinary wetlands are can ignite their passion to help us conserve them, so we provide amazing experiences at our unique UK wetland centres for over one million visitors every year.
In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays plus bank holidays (pro rata)
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Child care voucher scheme
- Free entry to all our centres
Interview Date: Week Commencing 13th March 2017
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