Lead Reserves Ecologist

Closing date:
Salary: £27,500 per annum rising to £28,000 per annum upon successful completion of probation
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Abbotts Hall Farm,

Abbotts Hall Farm, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, CO5 7RZ
Are you an Ecologist with a love of wildlife who wants to make a positive difference? If the answer is yes, read on… 

Essex Wildlife Trust are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed
to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature; and we would love
you to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team. 

We are committed to evidence-based management of our land. To do this we need accurate ecological information to determine that we are maximising the potential of our sites. In this role you lead on the deployment of an innovative ecological monitoring programme on EWT landholdings (8400ha across 89 sites) and raise the profile and skill base of ecological monitoring. You will line manage two assistant Ecologists; collate and present information and will have the confidence and knowledge to advise colleagues and inform site management planning.

If you have experience of ecological monitoring covering a range of lowland taxa and habitats and you would like to work at a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Company and you feel you would fit in our friendly, committed, passionate and professional
organisation then we would love to hear from you. 

Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 25th February 2021

Interview date: Thursday 18th March 2020 by Zoom

To apply, please complete the application form and send the completed form by e-mail to jobs@essexwt.org.uk

Essex Wildlife Trust aims to employ a diverse body of people with different perspectives, values and attitudes. We seek to promote an inclusive environment where differences are shared and valued; unfair treatment or discrimination is challenged; and everyone is able to reach their full potential.

To complete our Equal Opportunities survey when applying for this role please use the link below:

 Essex Wildlife Trust Equal Opportunities Monitoring

Job pack and application form