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Position Title: Assistant Warden
|Position Type:||8 month placement contract – March-October 2021 (shorter term placements may be considered for the right candidate)|
|Terms of contract:||Full time volunteer|
|Closing Date:||21st December 2020|
|Contact Telephone:||+44 (0)1481 822935|
|Contact email:||[email protected]|
|Alderney is the third largest of the Channel Islands and is the closest island to both the UK and French coastlines. The Alderney Bird Observatory (ABO) was founded in March 2016 and is now fully accredited.
The role of the Assistant Warden is to assist the Warden in the running of the bird observatory on the island of Alderney. The job is best suited to a licensed ringer, or at least a keen birder with some ringing experience and the opportunity exists, if requested, to be assessed by the warden for a ringing licence upgrade during your stay.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the development of a brand new bird observatory which is showing the potential of being one of the British Isles least studied, yet busiest bird migration hotspots.
The main duties of the Assistant Warden include:
The structure of the post will be as follows:
How to Apply
Please download and complete the application form and return it to [email protected] The provision of a CV is optional; however, we do ask for a short covering letter (maximum of one side of A4) laying out what you think makes you suitable for this job and what benefit you would take from its undertaking.
If you would like further details regarding the role you can contact [email protected] or call +44 (0) 1481 822954.
The ABO regrets that as a small charity it may not be able to respond to all applications upon receipt.
Initial interviews will be undertaken by Skype or by telephone.
The successful candidate and all other applicants will be informed of the final decision as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be expected to commence the placement at the earliest possible opportunity.