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Logo: Cairngorms National Park AuthorityThe Cairngorms National Park is one of the countryís most spectacular landscapes. Renowned for its mountains, it has at its centre a montane plateau higher than 1000m, it also has extensive native pine forests, extensive moorland and a rich and diverse cultural landscape along its straths and glens. With its strong local music scene, some fantastic locally produced food and drink and itís abundance of outdoor pursuits the Cairngorms National Park is a very special place to live and work.


Job Title: Strategic Routes Development Officer

Salary: £29,633 - £35,672 (Band D) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term to end of March 2020

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey


The Cairngorms National Park Authority is seeking a Strategic Routes Development Officer to lead exciting improvements to our long distance path network.


Are you a passionate advocate for walking and cycling in the great outdoors? Can you communicate that enthusiasm and use your influence and project management skills to deliver high quality access infrastructure that connects communities and promotes active travel for residents and visitors?


Itís an exciting time to be joining the Park Authority. Together with our funding partners, we have raised over £1 million to extend the Speyside Way from Aviemore to Newtonmore and are drawing up ambitious plans to extend the Deeside Way between Ballater and Braemar. Based in Grantown on Spey you will be part of an experienced and helpful team of outdoor access and visitor management professionals.


Cairngorms National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of the UKís Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. We also offer many benefits such as; a great place to work, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, generous annual leave allowance, flexitime and a very competitive pension scheme.  Our Grantown on Spey headquarters is within easy reach of Aviemore and Inverness.


The National Park Authority is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applicants from all sectors of society.  If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.


If you would like the opportunity to work for an organisation that is focused on protecting and enhancing this National Park then please download the job description and application pack from our website or contact our office.  If you require more information, or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability please contact us on 01479 873535 or email: recruitment@cairngorms.co.uk


Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applications can be emailed to recruitment@cairngorms.co.uk or posted to CNPA, 14 The Square, Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HG


The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 10th August, late applications will not be accepted.


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