Assistant Warden (S&E)

Closing date:
Salary: £18821 plus employer pension contributions
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Dorset Wildlife Trust HQ, Brooklands Farm,

Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7AA
Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work within our Nature Recovery Networks Team. The postholder will carry out a range of work, in particular practical conservation and estate management tasks with the prime focus being on our South & East Dorset nature reserves. The work will include use of power tools and machinery, stock management and elements of volunteer leadership.

This post will be rewarding and enjoyable, fitting within a highly skilled and vibrant team. This is the perfect role for anyone developing a career in the practical side of the conservation sector, enabling you to build an array of skills whilst working on a wide range of habitats

Note - The post is a full time permanent position.

First round interviews to be held on 14th May and will be conducted via Zoom. Any second interviews where required will be held at our Brooklands Farm HQ and will involve a practical assessment.

Contact details

If you would like further information regarding this post please contact James Hitchen on 01305 264620 or email

A copy of the job description is available for download by clicking the relevant link.  

To apply for this post, please download and complete an application, to be submitted to  Please note the deadline for applications is 6pm on 09 May 2021, with interviews on 14th May for those selected.


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