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Seasonal Reserve Assistants – Muir of Dinnet & St Cyrus NNR’s

Reference   Ref: 046-379 & 046-390  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location   Scotland (East)
Town/City   Location: Muir of Dinnet & St Cyrus NNR
Salary   Hourly Rate £10.37 per hour. Fee paid contract, Fixed Term until 31st October 2018
Type   Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status   Full Time
Level   First Level
Deadline   25/02/2018
Company Name   Scottish Natural Heritage
Contact Name  
Website   Further Details / Applications
Directory Entry : We work with Scotland's people to care for our natural heritage- it's a global asset, and provides resources that are vital for life. We promote its care and improvement, its responsible enjoyment, its greater understanding and appreciation, and its sustainable use, now and for future generations.
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The post holders will provide support to the day to day running of Muir of Dinnet & St Cyrus NNR, particularly at weekends and during holiday periods. Visitor centre opening hours are normally 9-5 but some flexibility will be required. Many visitors look for face to face contact with staff and the post holders will provide a public face for SNH to help communicate key messages such as promoting responsible access and connecting people with nature.

The post holders may also be expected to occasionally lead guided walks or groups, carry out visitor surveys and support the Reserve Manager in carrying out environmental events and education with school groups.

The post holders will also be required to carry out practical management tasks on the reserve such as strimming, grass cutting, litter picking, path work and other reasonable tasks required for the management of the NNR and to participate in bird surveys and monitoring of mink rafts.

The successful candidate will competent in the following skills:

  • Working with the public
  • Knowledge of education and outdoor learning
  • Understanding of public access to Scotland’s outdoors
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal and IT
  • As this role will involve working in rough terrain and inclement weather conditions, the post holder must have a good level of physical fitness.
  • Have relevant experience of practical estate work such as litter picking, path management, and general estate tasks.
  • Have a working knowledge of Scotland’s environmental/nature conservation issues and the work of SNH,
  • Have a valid driving licence or other means of transport available to you.

Closing date: Midnight on 25th February 2018

Interview: 14th March 2018


Please apply at www.snhjobs.co.uk

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