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Ecological Advisor for the conservation of breeding Curlew (two posts)

Position Status : Open

Curlew EIP

Job Title: Ecological Advisor (2 posts)

Employer: BirdWatch Ireland

Main place of work: 1 post in South Leitrim (i.e. around Drumod); 1 post in Lower Lough Corrib, Co. Galway

Department: Conservation

Job Summary:

BirdWatch Ireland, on behalf of the Curlew EIP Operational Group (OG) is looking for two Ecological Advisors to assist with the delivery of The Irish Breeding Curlew EIP, funded by the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine’s, European Innovation Partnership fund. One post will be based in South Leitrim (around Drumod) and one in Lower Lough Corrib, Co Galway.

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Salary: These are fixed-term contracts with a salary of €35,000 pa. The suitable applicants will be required to provide an average of 35 hours per week. Leave entitlement is 20 days per annum pro rata, plus statutory holidays.

Duration: January 2022 – December 2022, Full time (with possible extension until September 2023), subject to funding

Closing date for applications: The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 7th January 2022. It is anticipated that interviews will be held in early January 2021. Final arrangements will be made known to interviewees.

How to apply: Click the Apply button to download and complete a BirdWatch Ireland application form.