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Title

Area Officer North & East Fife

Posted
Reference 083-018  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Town/City Cupar
Salary Additional Information (Starting salary - £18,770)
Salary Range 10,000 - 19,999
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 14/11/2008
Company Name Scottish Natural Heritage
Contact Name Caroline Gallacher
Telephone 01334 654038
Email caroline.gallacher@snh.gov.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Description

MAIN TASKS 

1. Designated sites. Protect the natural heritage through positive management of the 7 Natura sites and 26 SSSIs in North and East Fife by

· Maintaining liaison with owners/occupiers of SSSIs;
· Contributing to the management of designated sites, through Natural Care Schemes and Rural Development contracts.
· Review of designated sites as required by the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act.
· Monitoring of designated sites, including Site Condition Monitoring and compliance monitoring of Management Agreements;
· Responding to casework affecting designated sites.

2. Casework. Maintain and enhance the diversity of Scotland’s habitats, species, and landscapes by

· Responding to consultations on European Protected Species, Structure and Local Plans, other planning consultations, EIAs and SEAs.
· Responding to consultations relating to non-statutory sites and projects, e.g. Local Nature Reserves, Local Biodiversity and access.
· Providing advice on habitat and species management, including statutory advice on protected species (including European Protected Species)
· Managing research and survey work as required.

3. Grants. Contribute to the assessment and management of grants for local heritage projects across North & East Fife.

4. Partnerships. Represent SNH on partnerships with local agencies , local authorities, NGOs, community groups and individuals.

5. Unit Management. Contribute to the planning and management of SNH's work in Forth & Borders following our corporate systems and standards

· 6. Personal development. Identify personal and career development needs and undertake the necessary training.

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