The Team Grows

We are delighted to welcome Ptolemy McKinnon BSc MSc as Assistant Ecologist,  and Sarah Henderson as Arborist. We are all ready for the 2019 survey season.

New Year New Faces

As the 2018 season drew to a close we said goodbye to our seasonal staff Richard, Kat and Dan, with thanks for their help in 2018 and best wishes for the future.

Joining us in 2019, in anticipation of a busy year, we are delighted to welcome back Adam Stickler BSc MSc, who previously undertook seasonal work for us at the start of his career in Summer 2015.

We are also pleased to welcome Elizabeth Maxim MBiochem who joins us as Technical  Support.

Welcome Dan

WFE are delighted to welcome Dan Carne who joins us for the 2018 survey season.  Dan will be assisting with protected species surveys and report writing.

Welcome Richard

WFE are delighted to welcome Richard Price who joined us at the end of 2017, and will be with us for the 2018 survey season.  Richard will be primarily undertaking ornithological survey work, but will also assists in other protected species surveys and  report writing.

Happy New Year!

2017 was a great year for WFE, and we celebrated in style with a Christmas party and awards ceremony. We are already getting booked up for 2018.

Staff changes

As the survey season draws to a close for another year we bid farewell to this season’s assistant ecologist David Hunter, and also to Thomas Shannon who has been with us for two years. Thom leaves us to start his PhD on bird genetics in Aberdeen, investigating “Species hiding in plain site”. We look forwards to hearing how he gets on.

We are delighted to announce that our other assistant ecologist Mary Goddard will be remaining with us through 2018.

Interviews for Thom’s replacement will be taking place in early November.

Graduate Ornithologist/ Ecologist

We are seeking a graduate ecologist to assist with our work. The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a suitable degree. Some demonstrable ornithological expertise will be essential. Technical report writing and general ecological survey experience will be an advantage. Also of importance will be the ability to work flexibly as part of a team, and good personal organisation. Candidates will have some knowledge of UK legislation and guidance for protected species and habitats, and will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment.

A full driving licence will be required, and having your own transport to and from the office will be necessary due to the rural office location. Physical fitness will be an important consideration.

Salary will be £17K pro rata. Employment period will be until March 2018 with probable extension, starting as soon as possible. The post will be based in Norfolk.

To apply, send a full CV and covering letter to rob@wildfrontier-ecology.co.uk.

Closing date 19th October 2017.

Staff Changes

WFE are delighted to welcome David Hunter who will be with us for the 2017 survey season.

We also bid farewell to Lotty Packman and wish her the best of luck in the next stage of her career.

Ten Years Service

Congratulations to John Harris who becomes the first employee of WFE to have been with the firm for ten years!

Graduate Ecologist Needed

We are seeking a graduate ecologist to assist with our work. The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a suitable degree. Technical report writing and ecological survey experience will be an advantage. Also of importance will be the ability to work flexibly as part of a team, and good personal organisation. Candidates will have some knowledge of UK legislation and guidance for protected species and habitats, and will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment.

A full driving licence will be required, and having your own transport will be necessary due to the rural office location. Physical fitness will be an important consideration.

Salary will be £17k pro rata. Employment period will be until December 2017, starting as soon as possible. The post will be based in Norfolk.

To apply, send a full CV and covering letter to rob @wildfrontier-ecology.co.uk.

Closing Date 15th February 2017.