Ecological Trainee

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Dorchester, United Kingdom

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19 days ago

Dorset Wildlife Trust are happy to announce the opportunity of an ecological Dorset based traineeship.
This is a 10-month bursary supported traineeship, undertaking ecological survey and monitoring work across our nature reserves, along with GIS and data work. The traineeship will be based at our headquarters at Brooklands Farm.
Working alongside our Reserves Ecologist as a mentor, the traineeships offer experience working in the conservation sector. This includes a comprehensive training package including qualifications in first aid, along with opportunities for training in ecological survey techniques. At the end of the 10 months, trainees are experienced in a wide range of ecology survey and monitoring techniques, GIS and data work.
Commencing on Tuesday 18th April our traineeships are an amazing opportunity for people wishing to pursue a career in environmental conservation.
This traineeship is made possible by a private donor for which we are extremely grateful for being able to provide these opportunities.
£1100 bursary/month
4 day week (Tuesday to Friday), 28 hours per week.
Closing date: 17th February 2023
Interview/ selection date: 27th February 2023
Contact details: Steve Masters (

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To apply for the ecological traineeship, please download and complete the
Should you require further information regarding these opportunities, please contact the Reserves Ecologist by email at
The deadline for applications is 2pm 17 February 2023. Interview/selection day will be held at our Brooklands Farm HQ, near Dorchester on 27 February 2023.
If you have difficulties in accessing any of the files, please email* for assistance*

Job reference: Ecology23


Role description

  • Role description

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: £1,100.00 per month