Job opportunity: seasonal fieldworkers for national hen harrier survey

The RSPB is recruiting for eight seasonal fieldworkers (six in Scotland, two in Wales) for the 2023 National Hen Harrier Survey.

These temporary research assistant positions begin in March 2023, for four months, for 37.5 hours per week.

Job description:

These posts require considerable experience of conducting fieldwork in upland areas. The post holders should have a good knowledge of Hen harrier ecology and should also be able to ensure the smooth running of the survey by dealing diplomatically with all interested parties. Fieldwork will involve long and unsociable hours in the field, and will be physically demanding. Extensive travel to remote locations will also be required. If work from home is not possible the post holder will be responsible for finding their own accommodation, although the RSPB will be able to contribute towards costs. Mountain skills training course to be provided at the start of the contract, if needed.

The closing date for applications is 23.59hrs on Sunday 8th January 2023.

For further details and to apply, please click here.

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