Wildlife Manager - Glen Finglas

The Woodland Trust

Wildlife Manager - Glen Finglas

Salary Not Specified

The Woodland Trust, Brig o'Turk, Stirling

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 6 days ago, 9 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: bc5908eeb6ee4b598f86ea26699ef661

Full Job Description

The Wildlife Manager will lead on wildlife management on the Woodland Trust Scotland's Glen Finglas Estate, including deer management, record keeping, larder work and herbivore impact monitoring.

They will represent the Woodland Trust to outside organisations, individuals and the general public, working with the local Deer Management Group and partners in the wider area. You will also work with Woodland Trust staff and contractors to assist with other tasks on the estate including wildlife monitoring and estate maintenance.

You'll have specialist knowledge of managing deer and other wildlife primarily in an upland environment, you'll be familiar with and experienced of meeting the standards within Scotland's Code of Practice on Deer Management. Wildlife conservation and habitat management experience is also essential.

You'll have deer larder, deer extraction and deer carcass handling experience with the ability to lone work as well as work within a small site based team at Glen Finglas.

You'll need to be qualified to DSC Level 2. You'll hold a firearm certificate and a full driving licence as well as certificates of competence in use of all-terrain vehicles. A use of a 4WD vehicle will be provided on the estate.

The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a world where trees and woods thrive for people and nature. The Trust engages and inspires people to make their difference tackling the nature and climate crisis helping protect, restore and create our vital woods and trees.