Assistant/Trainee Wildlife Manager

Location Jedburgh
Discipline: Forestry & Arboriculture, Environmental, Agriculture & Estates
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive (DOE)
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: AS383
Published: 12 days ago

Assistant/Trainee Wildlife Manager

  • Based Jedburgh, TD8

  • Covering Eskdale and Teviot region

  • Monday – Friday / 38.75 hours per week

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant/Trainee Wildlife Manager to join our client, supporting their Wildlife Managers in the delivery of wildlife solutions and management across the Eskdale and Teviot region.

Some responsibilities of an Assistant/Trainee Wildlife Manager include:

  • Support and assist Wildlife Managers with the implementation of optimum methods of crop protection and wildlife management, including deer culling and larder work.

  • Provide support and advice to Forestry Management teams on general wildlife matters relating to the forest environment.

  • Delivering assessments on Nearest Neighbour (NN) Browsing and Indirect Population, as well as completing surveys on breeding bird and mammals, pre-operational site checks and other associated reporting where required.

  • Representing and promoting the Company’s environmental image and standard.

About You:

Your background in wildlife conservation has developed your sound knowledge of best practice relating to wildlife conservation and environmental legislations. With strong relationship management skills, you’re able to build and maintain exceptional rapport with your colleagues and clients. In addition to this, you’ll have:

  • Degree or Diploma in either Wildlife Management, Ecology, Environment &/or other related subject(s).

  • Some deer culling experience would be preferred but equally important is the interest in the job.

  • Level 1 &/or 2 Certificate(s) in Deer Stalking.

  • Firearms Certificate.

  • Commercial acumen & land-based operational experience.

  • Full driving license.


In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry’s leading employers. In addition to the competitive salary, this position also includes excellent benefits such as:

  • Company provided health plan and life assurance policy.

  • Company sick pay, enhanced with a length of service.

  • Company pension, with up to 10% company contributions.

  • 31 days (inclusive of bank holidays) holiday entitlement, enhanced with length of service.

  • Funded learning and career development opportunities.

  • Discounted rate on a range of products.

  • Employee benefits portal with access to exclusive deals and discounts on 100s of high street brands, utilities, eating out and more!

  • Confidential 24/7 support with Wellbeing Hub.

  • Cycle to Work scheme.