Vacancies

Sightings and Strandings Officer

The Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust wishes to appoint a Sightings and Strandings Officer based in Tobermory, Isle of Mull. Working as a member of the Trust’s small, dynamic research team, the Sightings Officer is primarily responsible for building and maintaining HWDT’s Community Sightings Programme – the reporting network for local marine users to register their sightings of cetaceans on the west coast of Scotland (including strandings and photographs).

Overall purpose of the job:

The main responsibilities of the Sightings and Strandings Officer are to liaise with the local communities within Argyll and Bute, Western Isles, Highlands and Islands, Skye and Lochaber to facilitate the reporting of animal sighting and stranding records. He/she will be responsible for organizing the collected sightings and strandings data and producing regular reports.

For full details of the job specification and how to apply, please see the following PDF

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Visitor Centre/Shop Manager

The Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust wishes to appoint a Visitor Centre/Shop Manager based in Tobermory, Isle of Mull. Working as a member of the Trust’s small, dynamic team, the Shop Manager is primarily responsible for the smooth running of the Visitor Centre and the Shop on Tobermory Main Street.

Overall purpose of the job: Management, maintenance and further development of the HWDT Visitor Centre and Shop, including the webshop.

For full details of the job specification and how to apply, please see the following PDF

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HWDT Sightings and Strandings Intern

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) is looking for an intern to join its small team in Tobermory, on the Isle of Mull, for a period of minimum 2 months to undertake a variety of research and education orientated tasks.

HWDT are keen to update their photo identification catalogues, improve the information displayed on our website and enhance relationships with local wildlife tour operators and sighting and stranding reporters. This is a great opportunity for someone to develop their skills further and improve the HWDT monitoring and outreach programme.

Please see the PDF document for full details of the job description and personal requirements.

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HWDT Education Intern, 2014

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust are seeking to recruit an intern to assist with its Education and Outreach Programme in 2014. This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to gain invaluable experience working within a well-established charitable organisation and to contribute to HWDT’s innovative project work.

Working with the Sightings and Strandings Officer and other members of the HWDT team, the intern will be fully supported and encouraged to develop their knowledge and skills to enhance career aspirations and employability.

Please see the PDF document for full details of the job description and personal requirements.

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