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Wildlife Ranger

  • Location

    Unknown

  • Sector:

    Public services / Non-profit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27905

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-06-08-1E0828DA0F3B

  • Published:

    1 day ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-09

  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to implement and lead the Northumberland Coastal Mitigation Service (CMS). As Senior Wildlife Ranger you will take a strategic approach to tackling recreational impacts on internationally important wildlife sites on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the UK. With responsibility for managing a Wildlife Ranger and local volunteers, you will undertake a variety of roles, including ornithological monitoring, education and awareness-raising, enforcement, designing solutions for disturbance hotspots, nest protection and control of pirri-pirri bur within dune grasslands. There will also be opportunities to develop habitat management and creation projects.

Effective public engagement is key to the success of this project and, as well as engaging with people on the coast, you will be responsible for developing a compelling social media presence, telling the fascinating story of coastal wildlife through the seasons and increasing public appreciation of and support for it.

Candidate Description

We are searching for a candidate who combines an excellent understanding of ecological issues and a deep commitment to nature conservation with the tact, diplomacy and assertiveness to influence people's behaviour, pursuing enforcement action when required. You will have experience of ecological survey work, habitat and access management and public engagement, and will have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Application Description

For further information about this vacancy, please contact David Feige on 01670 622653 for an informal discussion., Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770975678 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk.

Employer Description

Northumberland County Council are currently recruiting for a Senior Wildlife Ranger to work on their new Coastal Mitigation Service.