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East Coast Nature Reserve Warden
BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit a Reserve Warden at our popular East Coast Nature Reserve to deliver the day-to-day management of the reserve, primarily in the management of the public infrastructure and giving direction to our weekly Reserve Volunteer Work Parties. This is a part-time position. Closing date for applications is Wednesday December 20th, with interviews likely to be held in the week starting Monday January 8th.
Vacancies August 2023
Marine IBA Analyst
BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit a Marine IBA Analyst who will work closely with BirdLife International data analysts experienced in delineating and proposing Marine Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (the major subset of Key Biodiversity Areas) for seabirds. This is a fixed term, part time contract. Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday September 8th 2023.
Vacancies July 2023
Marine Policy and Advocacy Officer
This position is closed.
BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit a Marine Policy and Advocacy Officer. Working closely with national and international partners, this is a unique opportunity for the right person to engage deeply in advocacy and campaigning on marine protected areas and healthy seas for seabirds and other marine life. One year, full time contract. Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday August 7th 2023.
Vacancies June 2023
East Coast Nature Reserve Warden
This position is now closed.
BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit a Reserve Warden at our popular East Coast Nature Reserve to deliver the day-to-day management of the reserve, primarily in the management of the public infrastructure and giving direction to our weekly Reserve Volunteer Work Parties. This is a part-time position. Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thu 29th June 2023.
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Vacancies April 2023
Administration and Finance Assistant
BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit is looking for an experienced person to assist with the smooth running and operation of the accounts and administration functions of the organisation. The ideal candidate will be someone who has proven experience of accounting systems and enjoys working as part of a team. An interest in conservation is desirable, as is some knowledge of the charity/not-for-profit sector
Vacancies March 2023
BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit a Communications Officer, a position that will be partially funded through the Heritage Council’s 2023 Heritage Capacity Fund as part of BirdWatch Ireland’s Communicating the Wonders of Irish Wildlife 2023 project. The key purpose of this role is to build support for BirdWatch Ireland and to inspire a world richer in nature through delivery of effective communications to identified audiences.
Barn Owl Researcher (2 positions)
BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit two suitable people to survey, monitor and study breeding Barn Owls and provide assistance with specific areas of research relating to the ecological and conservation requirements of Barn Owls in Ireland and the implementation of conservation measures.
Vacancies February 2023
BirdWatch Ireland Seasonal Posts 2023 (Subject to funding)
BirdWatch Ireland may be in a position to recruit for various seasonal posts for the 2023 breeding season (all subject to successful tender bids and/ or confirmation of funding). The roles will involve carrying out agreed programmes of bird surveys, habitat management, research work and / or species recovery work, alone or as part of a small team. Most posts are available between April and August and require previous survey or field research experience and excellent bird identification skills. The posts are outlined below.
Swift Fieldworker (3 posts, May – August)
Tern Wardens (4-5 posts, late April – August)
Tern project Conservation Gamekeeper/Night Warden (1 post) (late April – July)
Bird Specialist for Donegal Acres Cooperation Project
BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitable person for the position of Bird Specialist for the Donegal Acres Cooperation Project. The post is for 4 days per week. Skills required include good knowledge of farmland birds, particularly breeding waders, Corncrake and Chough, excellent bird identification and experience of working with farmers. The post-holder should be based in Donegal.
Vacancies January 2023
Curlew Fieldworker – South Lough Corrib
BirdWatch Ireland, on behalf of the Curlew EIP Operational Group (OG), the members of which are BirdWatch Ireland (the Lead Partner), The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA), The Irish Grey Partridge Conservation Trust (IGPCT) and Teagasc, is seeking to recruit a suitable person for the position of Curlew Fieldworker for South Lough Corrib.
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BirdWatch Ireland frequently looks for volunteers for a range of tasks. These may be a combination of field and/or office-based tasks.