Jobs at the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust

Paula Smith has contacted Radio Scilly with details of these two posts.

Estate Ranger: 2 full time posts (job share will be considered), salary dependent on skills
& experience

Estate Rangers will be the eyes and ears of the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust as they will be
out and about on the islands most of the time. They provide a contact between visitors,

local people and the Trust & its partner organisations. Estate Rangers will deliver practical

habitat management and access work across the islands. They will help to keep permissive

paths open, clean beaches, clear bracken & bramble as part of grassland restoration,

look after the Trust’s small livestock herd and other conservation management tasks.

They will also work with and support teams of residential volunteers, student placements
and internships. The successful candidates will have a range of practical qualifications
including NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers and City

& Guilds Level 2 Award in Agricultural Tractor Driving and Related Operations (or

equivalent). They will also be excellent at verbal communication and be happy to work

outdoors in all weathers.

Estate Manager: full time post, salary dependent on skills & experience

We are looking for an individual who is qualified at degree level or equivalent in
Countryside Management or a related discipline and who has a proven track record

in managing a team of staff. The successful candidate will be expected to create work

programmes for the Estate Ranger team, appoint sub-contractors and manage grazing

agreements with local farmers. The Estate Manager will be expected to carry out

practical conservation work with the Estate Ranger team and should be qualified in a

range of practical skills such as NPTC/City & Guilds Chainsaw (Felling & processing trees

up to 380mm). This is a senior role within the Trust and the successful candidate will

be an excellent communicator who is passionate about the importance of the natural

environment to the health and sustainability of the Isles of Scilly

For an application pack please e-mail paulasmith