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Ornithology Adviser - NatureScot

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Starting salary: £35039

Hours: 35 hours

Contract: Permanent

Location: Any NatureScot office, with homeworking considered

We are Scotland’s nature agency. Scotland’s nature and landscapes are among our greatest assets. Nature gives us food and drinking water, energy, and timber. It contributes to a clean and healthy environment. And it improves our well-being and quality of life. We work to improve our natural environment in Scotland and inspire everyone to care more about it. So that all nature in Scotland – our key habitats and landscapes, all our green space and our native species – is maintained, enhanced, and brings us benefits. It is the job of all of us to achieve a balance in the sensitive management of our natural world in order to maintain and enhance biodiversity.

Operations Officer – Climate and Biodiversity – North - NatureScot

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Starting salary £29,063

Hours: 35 hours

Contract: Permanent position

Location: Lerwick, some homeworking possible

Your role will focus on (a) working in a team to deliver NatureScot’s Development Advice Service, advising consulting authorities on the implications of proposals for Scotland’s nature, (b) providing advice on schemes covering agri-environment and climate, Peatland Action and Nature Restoration and (c) advising land managers on the impacts of their management proposals on protected areas. Other areas of work will include monitoring of protected areas, and proactive work to address climate change and biodiversity loss in local partnerships.

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