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Seasonal Ranger

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Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location Scotland (East)
Salary £16,380 per annum
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 19/01/2019
Company Name Scottish Wildlife trust
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Aberdeenshire (home based)

Duration: 1 March 2019 – 30 September 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and skilled person to carry out practical management on our four reserves in Aberdeenshire, and assist other staff at our Spey Bay reserve in Moray.

The successful candidate will undertake a wide range of practical conservation tasks. This will include;

  • Strimming paths
  • Cutting meadows
  • Carrying out minor repairs on existing structures
  • Spraying regenerating sycamore
  • Drainage works
  • Work with and support our team of volunteers
  • Lead occasional guided walks and public events
  • Carry out biological recording in particular Herbivore Impact Assessments
  • Provide a staff presence in Aberdeenshire, occasionally attending appropriate meetings

Applicants for all posts should be education to a minimum of HNC level in Countryside Management (or similar) with have experience in delivering wildlife related public events, and practical wildlife site management.  Commitment to nature conservation, good communication skills, enthusiasm and self-motivation are essential.  The positions will require regular weekend, evenings and public holiday working.

A full driving licence will be an advantage. 

Starting Salary: £16,380 per annum

Status: all posts are based on a fixed term contract with full-time working hours (35 hours per week) unless otherwise stated.  Job-share applicants are welcome.

For application pack and job descriptions see www.scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk, e-mail recruitment@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk or phone 0131 312 7765.

Closing date for rangers is Friday 18 January 2019

Closing date for species protection officers is Thursday 31 January 2019

Multiple submissions or job-share applications should be accompanied by a separate application forms relevant to the posts applied for, and clearly marked up accordingly.

Scottish Wildlife Trust is committed to equal opportunities

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