Conservation Contracts Assistant
To contribute to the successful delivery of a range of Wildscapes contracts through the provision of various practical habitat management and ecology tasks at a variety of project sites across the region. Examples of the type of work include moorland conservation projects, particularly brash spreading, tree planting and sphagnum plug planting.
Working Hours: Under the agreement you would be employed on a ‘zero hours’ contract. Hours will be issued in line with business demand and some assignments may offer around 37.5 hours per week. The post may involve some evening and weekend work.
Contract Length: This agreement can be ended by either party at any given time after the agreement has been made. Please note that there will be no obligation for Wildscapes to offer any guaranteed work under this agreement, nor will there be any expectation that you will agree to work on dates requested.
Deliver a range of practical habitat management and ecology tasks as required, following directives from the Wildscapes Conservation Project Officer, Contracts Manager, senior WS team and clients.
Responsible for maintaining H&S on site during the workday and adhering to Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust Health & Safety Policy and Procedures:
- Safe use of tools, equipment
- Tool store
- Ensure sites are left in safe and secure condition
- Reporting any incidents.
Contribute to the effective running of the Operational Base including:
- Tool maintenance
- Materials stock
- Equipment checks.
Liaise with clients as required, presenting a professional image of Wildscapes and the Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust at all times.
Keep line management and where applicable, the WS senior team, informed on the progress of allocated work and any changes or developments.
To work to and promote the Trust’s charitable objectives, strategy, policies and procedures, including the Trust’s culture statement at all times.
How to Apply
Recruitment for this role typically takes place between October and December each year. Details will appear here and on our social media channels.
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