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Red Squirrel Ranger, Grasmere to Grizedale Project (Hawkshead area, Cumbria)


Grasmere to Grizedale red squirrel project is a new initiative that will deliver a programme of action to protect reds in this area of the Lake District. It will be delivered in partnership between Westmorland Red Squirrels, Grasmere Red Squirrel Group and RSNE, and will work closely with local communities, including volunteers, landowners and managers. The key project aim is to restore the predominance of the native red squirrel by reducing competition and disease risk posed by the non-native grey squirrel within the project area.


We are looking for an individual with a variety of skills who can carry out grey squirrel management with high levels of competency. The successful candidate will also possess great people skills, be passionate about wildlife conservation and be able to keep accurate records of their work.


If you have experience of this type of work, and you would like the opportunity to work on this partnership project, for a dynamic and professional wildlife-focused charity, then this could be the role for you.


The role is offered on an initial 12 month contract and is for 35 hours a week.


Salary 16,305 per annum.


The closing date is 12.00 on, Friday 21st June 2019 and interviews will take place week commencing 24th June 2019.


Please download the job pack and application form below, returning the form via email to paula.turner@northwt.org.uk. Alternatively, print the forms off and post back to the Gosforth office. Please note CVs will not be accepted.



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