Chesil Beach Tern Project Officer


Chesil Beach, Dorset
£19,602 - £21,236 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: A4960220

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 28th February 2020  

Would you like to play a vital role in conserving one of the UK's special seabird colonies?

Chesil Beach Tern Project Officer
Reference number: A4960220
Location: Chesil Beach, Dorset

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term for 5 months

We are looking for an enthusiastic, practical and highly dedicated person with good communication skills and experience of species protection and/or seabird monitoring to look after the growing little tern colony at Chesil Beach in Dorset.

Duties will include overseeing and delivering a range of activities including providing and maintaining fox proof fencing, monitoring tern numbers and breeding success, liaising with partner organisations and talking to members of the public, including giving talks and walks.

A key part of the role is managing a team of dedicated volunteers including many from the local community. We are looking for someone who can start in early April, who can work flexible hours including weekends where necessary and has a full driving licence.

Closing date: 28 February 2020


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the "More information about this vacancy" button to be directed to our website where you can download the Role Profile and Application Details.

When you make your application please ensure you include reference number A4960220 on all correspondence.

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.

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