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Ecologist - South West Lakes Trust

Location: Roadford Lake, Devon 

Salary Range: 22,000 - 26,000 per Annum


South West Lakes Trust is looking for a practical ecologist to contribute to ecological resilience and sustainable development at our conservation, access and recreation sites. Currently working in conjunction with South West Water on a SSSI project, you will contribution to improving and protecting key habitats. By liaising with operational employees, stakeholders, funders, statutory bodies and volunteers you will deliver environmental priorities.


Overall Purpose

By working with local communities, volunteers, employees, partners and external funders you will improve and protect the natural environment around our lakes. You will ensure we are taking the right steps to preserve our habitats, landscapes and species whilst helping our visitors to enjoy them.

You will achieve this by consulting with stakeholders, updating conservation management plans, delivering our environmental priorities and relevant funded projects


About you

  • Good interpersonal skills and a good communicator at all levels with an enthusiasm for working with volunteers and stakeholders.
  • Enthusiastic with a positive approach to problem-solving and demonstrating a flexible approach.
  • A good organiser with proven ability to set priorities and to see tasks through to completion.
  • Proven volunteer management experience.
  • Ability to work under own initiative and take responsibility for the overall programme.


For further details and to apply, please visit our website

Or email recruitment@swlakestrust.org.uk


Closing date 24 May 2018

Interview dates week commencing 04 June 2018.




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