Elephant and Small Elephant Hawk-moths

We believe our work has never been more important.

Wildlife is in steep decline across the UK and over three-quarters of butterflies and two-thirds of moths are declining. We recognise it needs a great team with a wide variety of skills to tackle the problems facing butterflies, moths and the environment.

Our staff and volunteers are proud to be part of Butterfly Conservation and are dedicated to making a difference to the environment we live in. We understand the importance of maintaining and expanding our expert and valued team of people and offer a range of roles located all over the UK, from the peat bogs in Scotland to the post room in Dorset.

Current Vacancies

GIS Officer (part-time)

We have a great opportunity for a GIS specialist to join our Recording and Monitoring Team at an exciting time in Butterfly Conservation's development.

A part-time established post, the GIS Officer will play a key role in transforming the use of our biological data. With the experience and knowledge to work independently, as well as in a small team, you will use your expert GIS skills to support our work in biodiversity conservation, policy and scientific research, through conducting innovative QGIS analyses, creating novel data products and developing and analysing our database of site advice and management.  You will also enhance the GIS capability of the organisation and wider recorder community, by providing QGIS/PostGIS training and support for both staff and volunteers.

If you are passionate about applying your advanced GIS knowledge and skills to conserve biodiversity and support colleagues and volunteers, then this is the post for you. Please see our Job Pack below for further details.
Closing date for applications is Thursday 5 August 2021 at midday.
Online interviews will be held week commencing Monday 9 August 2021.

GIS Officer Job Pack
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Application Form
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