Contract type: Fixed term contract x 2, for 8 and 6 months, starting in early April and early May 2020
Working hours: Full time – 35 hours per week
We are a grassroots movement working for nature’s recovery and to bring people closer to nature.
‘Our vision for a wilder future is beautiful and vital.’
We want great places to live that are good for people and good for wildlife.
We want nature to be normal, for children to grow up with wild green spaces to explore.
We want to restore and re-wild our land and sea and tip the balance in favour of nature.
We know this is what’s needed for our food, oxygen, physical and mental health, our prosperity and for a strong and vibrant society.
We know that nature’s recovery can help tackle the climate crisis.
Our future has to be wilder!
We are seeking a two Trainee Ecologists to join our cause.
We are looking for individuals keen to enter a career in conservation. The successful applicants will assist in the delivery of the ecological survey and monitoring of the Trust’s Estate, support Trust staff in the delivery of externally funded survey and project work, and lead on the delivery of specific tasks. The post holders will be provided with in-house and external training, and gain a wealth of experience in survey work (including phase 1, bats, butterflies, reptiles, Odonata and white-clawed crayfish), data collection and collation, data analysis, reporting, use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), equipment maintenance and team working.
Job Description and Person Specification
As an inclusive employer we recognise that our workforce needs to better reflect the communities in which we live and work. We encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly those underrepresented within our sector, including people from black, Asian, minority Ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities. We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.
Closing date: Sunday 9th February 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 19th February 2020
Candidates are welcome to submit a single application for both Trainee Ecologist positions if desired; please state clearly on your application form whether you are applying for the 6 month, 8 month, or both roles.
How to Apply
Please download the Application Forms, part A and part B, and return to [email protected]. Please note that we do not accept C.V.s.
For any further information, please call HR on 01489 774400.
Application Form – Part A
Application Form – Part B