Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Warden

Location: Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, East Sussex

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35.00 per week (full time)

Days of Working: Monday - Friday however regular evening and weekend work may be required

Salary: £24,969.60 per annum

Closing Date: 5th April 2018

Interview Date: Week commencing 16th April 2018


The Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast. By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places. Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and well-being that nature offers.


To undertake management at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, as part of the SWT Land Management Team and to support the work of volunteers and Friends of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.


The successful candidate will be expected to have experience of practical land management and maintaining and operating tools and vehicles. In addition to this, the successful candidate should have a good knowledge of coastal and wetland wildlife.


We’re looking for a candidates with good practical, communication and organisational skills and the ability to work on their own and as part of a team is essential. The role will require a degree of flexibility as some unsocial hours and weekend work will be required.


This role offers flexible working, 24 days annual leave, access to an employee assistance scheme and the opportunity to help Sussex wildlife trust make a real difference local wildlife.