Wealden District Council

Job Vacancy:Grazing Officer

Job Information


£18,036 - £22,617 p.a (plus on-call payments)

Contract Type:



37 per week


East Sussex


We are looking for a dedicated stock person with a passionate interest in conservation grazing, rare breeds, and habitat management

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated person with a real understanding of the requirements of livestock, the practical skills to manage livestock, and the ability to coordinate a complex programme of grazing on a busy public open space.  

You will have a qualification in Ecology/Environmental Science, Livestock and/or Countryside Management and have extensive working experience of livestock management. You will be a good communicator with people management skills. Physically fit, you will be happy to work outside in all weathers, sometimes ‘out of hours’.

Closing date: 27 November 2017

Interview dates: 6/7 December 2017

For an application form and information pack (in pdf format) please email: conservators@ashdownforest.org or call 01342 823583 (Monday to Friday 08.30 to 16.30)

The Conservators of Ashdown Forest

The Ashdown Forest Centre

Wych Cross

Forest Row

East Sussex RH18 5JP

Closing Date:

27 November 2017

Interview Date:

6th & 7th December 2017

Post Number:


Contact the Human Resources Team

Contact Form: Contact the Human Resources Team

Email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01892 602424

Wealden District Council
Human Resources
Council Offices
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX