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Visitor Experience Officer

Reference number: A0070419

Location: Belfast

Are you a people person who loves to engage with visitors and inspire them with your passion for wildlife?

At our Belfast Window on Wildlife reserve we are looking for an enthusiastic Visitor Experience Officer to help inspire and enthuse our visitors by explaining about our reserve and the wildlife that calls it their home.

We don't want just the spectacle of the wildlife here to WOW our visitors we want our staff too as well. You will be a key member of the Belfast Lough team and be involved in reserve events throughout the year.

There will be opportunities to help us with our education on reserves to primarily encourage children and families to get closer to nature. Our members play a vital role within the RSPB and their continued support helps us to work on our priority projects, encouraging membership will be a key part of this role. We have a large team of volunteers on our site so experience in the management and development of volunteers would be desirable.

If you love nature and are passionate about wildlife and wild places then this role would be ideal. This role will mainly involve weekend work, it is a casual position so hours will be dependent on business needs.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Salary starting at

£17,276 to £18,716 per annum pro rata

Hours & contract information

Hours: Part time, as and when required
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract with possibility of extension

Closing date: 25 April 2019
Interview date: 3 May 2019

How to apply

Our role profile describes the key result areas and skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A0070419 on your application.

Role Profile (Word 137Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Application details (Word 30Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Equal opportunities form (Word 31Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Who to contact

For questions about this post
Rachele Crawford
02890 461458

Send application details to
Rachele Crawford
The RSPB, Belfast Lough, c/o RSPB Northern Ireland Headquarters, Belvoir Park Forest, Belfast, BT8 7QT, Northern Ireland, 02890 461458