Mapping Officer, Marshside

Wednesday 20 June 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Practical conservation
Ribble Reserves

What we're looking for

To help us create maps of the Ribble Reserves and the Ribble Coast & Wetlands Futurescape. These will include species, habitat maps and project maps. You will create maps to accompany other project documents, convert sketch maps into digital files and create new maps from survey information and from other sources like aerial photography.

The skills you need

Some experience of mapping and familiarity with OS maps is essential. Previous experience of Mapinfo and/or Arc and GIS software would be ideal although training in Merlin software will be provided. You will be reliable, enthusiastic and keen to get the job done. An interest in wildlife & reserve management would be useful.

Your time

Minimum commitment; at least once a month, ideally once a week. Some flexibility with days.
All year round

What's in it for you?

A great opportunity to develop your interests in wildlife conservation and maps. You will work alongside the Site Manager and Warden and have an important role in managing the reserves. You could make a real difference to wildlife conservation in the area. On-site and off-site training will be provided which would help you develop your interests and could improve your employment chances.

How to apply


William Fox, Ribble Reserves
Tel: 01704 211690


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

Reference number 6946