Pine Marten Field Officer (Exmoor)

Devon Wildlife Trust

Do you wish to play a crucial function within the reintroduction of considered one of Britain’s rarest mammals to
South West England?

Devon Wildlife Belief (DWT) is Devon’s main wildlife conservation charity, with over 36,000
members, 350 common volunteers, 100 employees and 63 nature reserves. We’re one of many bigger
domestically primarily based organisations that collectively make up The Wildlife Trusts. DWT has pioneered
the reintroduction of beavers in England and the restoration of internationally uncommon habitats
like Culm Grassland.

A possibility has arisen to hitch the Two Moors Pine Marten Mission as our Subject Officer for
Exmoor. The Subject Officer, supported by a staff of species reintroduction and conservation
specialists, shall be integral to the profitable reintroduction of pine martens into the wild in
England. This can be a various and energetic function involving landowner liaison, ecological surveys,
coordinating and delivering coaching, managing trainees and volunteers and communication with

The reintroduction of pine martens has the potential to polarise views from completely different
communities of curiosity. The postholder shall be required to navigate these complexities with
authority, confidence and professionalism. Getting ready launch websites and supporting pine marten
translocation would require the submit holder to have good problem-solving expertise and ecological
experience to ascertain sturdy working relationships.

The mission has been made potential so far with assist from the Nationwide Lottery Heritage Fund
and with due to the Nationwide Lottery gamers, with a choice on Supply Part funding
anticipated by the tip of March 2024.

In return in your exhausting work and dedication you’ll take pleasure in a variety of advantages together with:

  • 25 days annual go away plus financial institution holidays and extra paid day off through the Christmas
    shut down interval
  • Agile working preparations together with residence working
  • Flexitime system
  • Wage development (topic to passable efficiency)
  • Contributory pension scheme (situations apply)
  • Loss of life in Service cowl
  • Entry to an Worker Help Programme (EAP)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Coaching and improvement alternatives

This can be a full-time, fastened time period appointment till 31 March 2027, initially contractually
positioned at Cricklepit Mill with scope for working at accomplice workplaces throughout Exmoor.

Interviews are being held on Tuesday 30 April.

We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and talents who meet the important standards for this
function. We’re an inclusive organisation that’s searching for to contain extra numerous audiences in our

You’ll be able to obtain an software pack from

DWT is dedicated to the precept of equal alternative in employment.

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