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Seasonal Field work: Ornithologist & Bat Worker Required


31/03/2021


Two ecology roles have opened up within Woodrow to help the team in this survey season.

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Woodrow has an excellent reputation for high quality ecological services and we require more experienced staff.  The roles are for two positions - a seasonal ornithologist and a bat-worker.  There is potential for people with the rights skills to share these roles.

Seasonal Ornithologist - Skills Required:
• Excellent Bird identification skills;
• Experience in ornithological field surveys including walk-over, vantage point and roost surveys; 
• Experience in species-specific and standard surveys e.g., upland breeding wader surveys;
• Good knowledge of methodologies of a wide range of breeding bird surveys;
• Well organised and ability to collect and collate data into mobile applications to the standards required;
• Happy to undertake lone working and working in remote areas, in line with Woodrow strict H&S operating procedures and buddy systems;
• Access to own vehicle desirable & clean EU Driving license.

Seasonal Bat Worker - Skills Required:
• Experience in bat survey techniques and bat survey equipment (Woodrow use wildlife acoustics SM2s, SM4s, SM minis, EM3s and Batloggers);
• Good knowledge of Irish bat ecology;
• Ability to deploy sensitive bat equipment and weather stations appropriately;
• Well organised and ability to collect and collate data into mobile applications to the standards required;
• Happy to undertake lone working and working in remote areas, where in line with Woodrow strict H&S operating procedures and buddy systems (Woodrow do not allow any lone working at night);
• Access to own vehicle desirable & clean EU Driving license.

Woodrow is offering:
• Competitive salary;
• Travel expenses;
• PRSI Stamps and Holiday Pay;
• Support & mentoring by our excellent in-house ornithologists/ bat specialists.
• Home working facilitated;
• Shared Access to Woodrow’s fleet of Company Vehicles if necessary.
There may be an option for one of these contracts to be extended into a long-term contract.

To apply:
Send your CV highlighting pertinent experiences and skills as soon as possible to sharon@woodrow.ie and no later than Monday 12 April 2021 @ 5pm.

Further Information
If you would like more information, or to discuss the job further please e-mail sharon@woodrow.ie or contact (+353) 087 745 2141.