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Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Fifth Continent Bumblebee Conservation Trainee

A unique opportunity to join a successful and growing conservation charity!

Fifth Continent Bumblebee Conservation Trainee

Salary £13,632.50 for 9.8 months

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a full time trainee to work with and assist Dr Gammans as part of the National Lottery Heritage Funded, Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme, with particular emphasis on bumblebee and wild flower surveys, habitat creation and management for bumblebees and landowner advice.

Your primary role will be running and undertaking bumblebee and wild flower surveys, creating flower rich habitat, assist in engaging with land owners and managing volunteers.

You will be a person with a relevant degree or equivalent, have good communication skills, be physically fit, highly motivated, a team player and be willing to work evenings and weekends. You will need a full drivers licence and access to a car. If you do not already live within the project area of South Kent/East Sussex you will need to relocate for the length of traineeship.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more details of the role.

This is a full-time, fixed term until 24/12/2021, home based within the project area of South Kent/East Sussex.

The closing date is 12 p.m. 29/01/2021.

For an application pack please visit our website:

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Beta Centre

Stirling University Innovation Park

Stirling FK9 4NF

Tel: 01786 467818

Charity numbers: 1115634; SC042830

To discuss the post informally, please contact:

Dr Nikki Gammans

Tel. 07545 171110

Closing Date: 12 pm Friday 29/01/2021

Interview date: 10/02/2021, Zoom

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