Evidence and Data Assistant (Peat)

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Skipton, United Kingdom

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10 days ago

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing nature conservation organisations and seeks to appoint an Evidence and Data Assistant (Peat).

The role will involve assisting the Evidence & Data Officer and GIS & Remote Sensing Officer in monitoring, data management and remote sensing tasks for the Yorkshire Peat Partnership.

The role will involve working independently and alongside other staff to utilise Yorkshire Peat Partnership’s innovative BogBase data management system to support restoration and monitoring activities, assisting with day-to-day processing, providing GIS support to Peat Programme staff, maintaining equipment, and supporting training of staff in data, mapping and GIS protocols.

The ideal candidate will have experience in database management, practical experience of programming and experience of at least one GIS software package. They’ll be enthusiastic about nature conservation, willing to do occasional outdoor surveying or monitoring on the moors of North Yorkshire, enjoy working with and contributing to a passionate and driven team.

How to apply:

Please submit an up-to-date CV and supporting statement. When writing your supporting statement, please refer to the person specification within the job description, and ensure you describe your relevant knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the role. Ideally, your CV and supporting statement should be in an editable format, such as Word, so we can anonymise your documents prior to the short-listing process.

Closing date: Monday 20 March 2023 at 9:00am

Interview date: Monday 3 April 2023

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline may not be considered. The Trust regrets that it is unable to give feedback on unsuccessful applications.

We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want our people to flourish, just like nature.