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Swift Fieldworker (2 posts, May – July)

Position Status : Open

Job Description

To survey Swifts and work with community groups to establish local Swift conservation projects. Based in (Meath & West Cork).

Suitable applicants will have:

  • A degree in biology or related discipline or previous proven experience working on conservation projects.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience of giving talks/delivering workshops.
  • The ability to compile data, analyse results and write reports. GIS experience is desirable.
  • Previous experience of bird survey work.
  • A full driver’s license.




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Salary : The salary for these paid posts is circa €20,800 pro rata; it may be higher for senior fieldwork positions.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 15th February 2019

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

Note that other opportunities may also arise throughout the year, so please indicate other areas of expertise, especially other field skills, when completing your application form.

When submitting applications by email, you must include your name and position(s) applied for in both the subject line and the name of the file attachment. Interviews will generally be held during the two to three-week period after the closing date, or as advised, if you have been selected for interview. Please contact Michelle Kavanagh ( with any queries.

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