Location: Orkney Native Wildlife Project – Kirkwall Office
Salary: £28,331 - £30,415 Per Annum
Duration: Full Time, Fixed-term position for 12 months
Orkney is famous for its landscape, its history, its culture, and its nature. The Orkney Native Wildlife Project (ONWP) aims to protect Orkney’s unique and globally important wildlife, and the benefits that it provides for local people from an invasive non-native predator: the stoat.
About the role
The post will be based on the Orkney Islands (Mainland) and be predominantly field-based. We\'re looking for an experienced mammal trapper with excellent organisation and communication skills to help deliver the stoat eradication operation for the ONWP. You will be joining an existing team of trappers and must be able to work with a professional attitude in a close-knit and diverse team. As this is a field-based position you must be physically fit, able to walk considerable distances over challenging terrain, in all weathers up to five days per week and potentially carry heavy loads.
You'll enjoy being outdoors and be able to perform a repetitive task to a consistently high standard. You should be passionate about the natural world. You'll be a focussed individual with attention to detail and the ability to maintain accurate records. You'll be able to identify issues and risks as they emerge and communicate these effectively to your team.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
Closing Date: 23:59, Monday 11th December
We're looking to conduct interviews for this position from 8th January 2024.
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Closing Date: 11/12/2023 Location: Orkney Native Wildlife Project – Kirkwall Office