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Title  

Assistant Grazing Manager

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Rural Economy, Arboriculture and Agri.
Location   England (East Anglia)
Salary   Salary in the range of £21,000 to £23,000 per annum depending on experience
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   02/10/2017
Company Name   Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Contact Name  
Website   Further Details / Applications
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Description  

NWT manages over sixty nature reserves across Norfolk, covering an area of over 4000 ha.  Grazing is an essential management tool on many of the nature reserves and NWT manages its own flock of sheep, and herds of cattle and ponies, alongside working with local graziers.

The benefits we can offer you:

  • The chance to work across a range of landscapes and habitats. The NWT grazing operations span the entirety of Norfolk, and the successful candidate will have a varied working environment from coastal dunes, through mixed heath to broadland fen.
  • An NWT works vehicle for you to use to travel to and between sites.
  • 20 days annual leave per annum plus statutory holidays, rising incrementally to 25 days per annum. It is also customary for an additional 3 days to be given over Christmas and New Year.
  • Pension: employer contributes 7% of salary equivalent after completion of trial period, increasing to 8% after 3 years of continuous service

In return we are looking for a person with:

  • Experience of livestock management and husbandry, including in a conservation grazing and wildlife context. 
  • A current full driving licence is essential, with experience of towing livestock (B+E licence).
  • Knowledge of Basic Payment Scheme, Agri-environment schemes, and
  • Experience in the use of computers for word-processing and spreadsheets

For further information visit www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs

Closing date: Monday 2nd October

Interviews likely to be held on: Monday 16th October.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust seeks a sustainable Living Landscape for wildlife and people:

•where the future of wildlife is protected and enhanced through sympathetic management,

•where people are connected with, inspired by, value and care for Norfolk’s wildlife and wild spaces.

 

Reg. Charity No. 208734

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