Fair Isle Bird Observatory & Guesthouse

Paid positions at FIBO in 2020

The ornithological work of FIBO and ranger role (supported by SNH) are continuing despite the lack of an Obs building. This will present its own challenges, so we are looking for motivated, adaptable individuals for the following paid positions during the 2020 season:


Two keen, experienced birders are required to join the team responsible for census, ringing, seabird monitoring and working with visitors.
Download the job description and an application form.


The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that visitors to the island get the most out of their visit by arranging and implementing a wide range of activities. Several other responsibilities make this an interesting and diverse post and a great way to experience Fair Isle.
Download the job description and an application form.

The deadline for all applications is 9 a.m. on Thursday 20th February 2020. Application forms can be emailed to warden@fairislebirdobs.co.uk.
(please note that post can be slow to get to the island in the winter). We will aim to acknowledge receipt of applications.

Telephone interviews will be held during the week commencing 24th February and we will aim to inform all candidates of the outcome by 2nd March.