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Scottish Dragon Finder Trainee Project Officer

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Salary Additional Information £12,000 per annum (Full-time)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 21/02/2016
Company Name Froglife
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Directory Entry : Conservation and Ecology Jobs with FrogLife. Froglife is a national wildlife conservation charity concerned with the conservation of the UK’s amphibian and reptile species and their associated habitats. Our holistic approach to nature conservation enables us to take individuals on a wildlife journey, whilst also delivering amazing results for our amphibian and reptile species.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Post title:  Conservation Officer
Hours of work:  21 hrs (excluding lunch break). Office hours: 9am-5pm (lunch 1-2pm)
Annual holiday entitlement:  25 days plus 5 days over the Christmas period – pro rata
Salary:  £22,000 per annum, pro rata
Start date:  March-April 2015
Deadline for applications:  Send CV & covering letter to info@froglife.org by 16th Feb
Contract duration:  Permanent
Location:  Peterborough

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Conservation Officer. The post will be working on Hampton Nature Reserve (Peterborough) and will be collaborating with conservationists, species and habitat specialists, volunteers, contractors and businesses to deliver the management plan for the reserve. The reserve is a large 145ha SSSI and SAC and home to the largest known population of great crested newts in the UK. This role will require undertaking high level hands-on habitat creation/restoration as well as species surveys, primarily great crested newts but also reptiles, water voles and others. The post requires someone who can manage a diverse workload, initiate new ideas, willing to fundraise, a keen interest in science and conservation, is well organised and can work on their own initiative. The post does involve a degree of lone working and may sometimes include unsocial hours (lone working will not apply during unsocial hours). The post holder will be line managed by the Conservation Coordinator and there will be opportunities for both professional development and active participation in research projects.

For more information please read the Job Description and Person Specification

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Wildlife conservation charity Froglife is seeking to recruit an experienced Project Manager. This is a job share position and each post holder will work 2.5 days per week. One day per week will overlap.
The post holders will jointly be responsible for the overall management of the Scottish Dragon Finder project – a creative project engaging people across Scotland in conservation and learning activities focused on amphibians and reptiles. We are 18 months into this Heritage Lottery funded 4.5 year project. - See more at: http://www.froglife.org/what-you-can-do/job-vacancies/#sthash.y6IGGX1R.dpuf


Froglife are currently looking for a trainee as part of our Scottish Dragon Finder project. Scottish Dragon Finder is an exciting and varied project operating across Scotland, and includes a variety of practical conservation, public engagement and education activities.  This traineeship is designed to help someone gain wider knowledge, skills and experience relevant for careers in the conservation sector.


This position is open to anybody, however you must have a demonstrable passion for the natural environment and a desire to work within the conservation sector.  A particular interest in herpetofauna and/or environmental education would be an advantage.


If you have any questions about the role please contact Clare Rooney/Victoria Larcombe via vacancies@froglife.org


Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 21st February 2016


How to apply: Applicants must submit a completed Application Form to vacancies@froglife.org.  CVs will NOT be accepted


Click these links to download the Advert, Job Description & Personal Specification and Application Form



- See more at: http://www.froglife.org/what-you-can-do/job-vacancies/#sthash.u1edpG3r.dpuf

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