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Title

Area Officer

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Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Town/City Clydebank
Salary Additional Information C (Starting salary - £19,146)
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 14/08/2009
Company Name Scottish Natural Heritage
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Description

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Designated sites

 -          Review of SSSI documentation under the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004, (e.g. citations, Site Management Statements, ORCs and consents);

-          Action to bring unfavourable SSSI and Natura features into favourable condition (e.g. positive land management);

-          Site Condition Monitoring for SSSI and Natura sites (survey, write-ups and liaison with owners and occupiers).

 Species

 Provision of advice and assistance with casework relating to:  


-          European Protected Species (e.g. bats, otters) including oversight of the bat casework system;


-          Species protected under the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act;


-          Badgers.


 Research
 -          Assist in the preparation, running and completion of the Area Research and Survey programme;
 General Responsibilities
 -          Comply with corporate systems (e.g. work recording, Health & Safety);

-          Provide flexible support to all SNH’s work in the area as required;

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