Wildlife Information Officer

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Preston, United Kingdom

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14 days ago

Closing date: Monday 16 May 2022
Salary: £22,000-£24,000 per annum
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Lancashire Wildlife Trust Head Office, The Barn, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 6BY

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The Lancashire Wildlife Trust is seeking an officer to work with our committed and enthusiastic staff and volunteers to help wildlife recover and thrive into the future.

The Wildlife Information Officer will work across the Trust’s departments supporting conservation, people engagement and marketing teams to ensure that the spatial data and analytical needs of the Trust are met.

You will work with colleagues to ensure that the Trust is an important contributor in the field of wildlife monitoring and evidence, presenting accurate, clear and attractively mapped information to the public, funders and partner organisations.

The primary focus of this role will be establishing, developing and overseeing the Trust’s GIS systems, supporting and enabling staff and volunteers to use GIS and wildlife recording systems. The role will help develop monitoring of our impact as an organisation against our targets. Mapping will be produced by the officer to support strategic planning, management of the Trust’s nature reserves, conservation and citizen science projects, promoting our work and providing information to our members, partners and the wider community.

The successful applicant will have an excellent understanding and experience of using GIS software, (ArcGIS and QGIS ideally), good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team. The officer will be able to demonstrate excellent skills in data analysis and reporting. An enthusiasm for and understanding of ecology and nature conservation will be an advantage.

Further details including a full Job Description can be found in the Recruitment Pack below, along with our application forms. Please review the Job Description before you apply.

Should you be interested in this position, please complete the Application Form and Diversity Monitoring Form and return your application before the closing date stated below. Completed applications can be returned by email to applications@lancswt.org.uk.

(CV's will not be considered - No Agencies)

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications Is: Monday 16th May 2022.

Interviews Will Be Held: Friday 27th May 2022.

Wildlife Information Officer

  • Wildlife Information Officer - Recruitment Pack.pdf
  • Application Form LWT_0.docx
  • Diversity Monitoring Form lancswt 2018.docx
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