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Nevis Conservation Officer (0.5FTE)

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Town/City Nevis Visitor Centre, Glen Nevis
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Mid Level
Deadline 30/09/2011
Company Name John Muir Trust
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Directory Entry : The John Muir Trust is a community focused conservation charity dedicated to the experience, protection and repair of wild places across the UK.
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Description

Salary: £20 - £23k per annum (pro rata) fixed period 9 months, beginning December 2011, to cover maternity leave

Location: Nevis Visitor Centre, Glen Nevis

The John Muir Trust is the leading wild land conservation charity in the UK. We conserve some of the finest wild land in the UK – protecting stunning landscapes, encouraging native species and restoring natural habitats.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated person to cover maternity leave (beginning 1st December) as a 0.5 part time Nevis Conservation Officer for Ben Nevis, a well established and important post within the John Muir Trust. We are looking for an energetic individual, with a strong interest in wild land, wildlife conservation and an enthusiasm for working with the public. The Conservation Officer will work with the existing full time Nevis Conservation Officer and report to the John Muir Trust’s Area Manager to continue development of this essential element of the Trust’s work.

The Nevis Conservation Officer will plan and implement conservation and visitor services for the Trust’s Ben Nevis Estate, deliver awareness-raising and educational activities and promote membership. They will work with the existing full time Nevis Conservation Officer and report to the John Muir Trust’s Area Manager to continue development of this essential element of the Trust’s work

The John Muir Trust is closely involved with, and part of, the Nevis Partnership www.nevispartnership.co.uk through ownership of the Ben Nevis Estate. The work of the Conservation Officer is integrated with, and adds value to, the work undertaken by the Nevis Partnership.

Applicants must have proven commitment to the conservation of wild land, have good people skills and relevant experience including survey and monitoring, and working with volunteers.

Additional information about the post can be obtained from Fran Lockhart, Area Manager, Tel 0789 501 4673 or Nevis Conservation Officers Alison Austin & Sarah Lewis Tel. 01397 705049

To apply, please submit an application form electronically to linda.coupar@jmt.org or by post to Linda Coupar, John Muir Trust, Tower House, Station Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5AN

Job Description

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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, 30th September 2011 at 12noon

INTERVIEWS: Tuesday, 18th October 2011 in Fort William

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