An exciting new opportunity has arisen as part of our conservation and outreach work for adders in South West Wales. ARG UK are seeking an experienced outreach officer to champion community engagement in Pembrokeshire, and develop a new volunteer training and participation programme ‘Adders are Amazing’. You will work closely with Pembrokeshire County Council, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, National Trust, local partners and communities to involve and enthuse the public in adder conservation. You will need to enjoy working with people, have excellent communication and organisation skills and experience of working with volunteers.
Amphibian and Reptile Groups of UK (ARG UK) is a registered charity (number 1165504) committed to the conservation of native amphibians and reptiles and their natural environment by supporting the development of a network of independent volunteer amphibian and reptile groups (ARGs).
Interviews will be held by skype in the w/c 26th February.
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 20th February.
About the job
This is a 60% (3 days per week) role in the first instance.
The reward package is based around a salary of £23,000 - £26,000 pa pro rata plus contributions to a group personal pension scheme and other benefits, including 25 days (pro rata) annual leave.
This role of Pembrokeshire Adder Coordinator is a fixed term contract for 12 months from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. However, there may be opportunities for extension subject to additional funding.
The role is home-based, but ideally the applicant would be based in the South West Wales area. This post reports to the coordinator of ARG UK and will be responsible for coordinating the Pembrokeshire adder outreach and engagement project.
How to apply
We expect to hold initial interviews in the w/c 26th February by skype.