The RSPB is recruiting for four hen harrier nest protection officers in England this spring.
These are temporary, seasonal jobs and you’ll need to be flexible about location because it all depends on where the hen harriers are allowed to settle and breed – most likely in Northumberland, Cumbria or Lancashire according to the RSPB’s job advert.
[Photo by Laurie Campbell]
Basically the job is round-the-clock nest protection, to give the breeding harriers the best chance of success.
Why do they need this level of protection in the 21st century? Here’s a big clue.
Full details of these vacancies and how to apply can be found here
NB: CLOSING DATE IS THURSDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2020