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Sheep Dyke Warden

35 hours per week

Salary £21,840

Location: North Ronaldsay, Orkney


The North Ronaldsay Trust is looking to appoint a Sheep Dyke Warden to restore North Ronaldsay’s unique sheep dyke to ensure that it is fit for purpose.   This post will run for an initial period of three years.


The Sheep Dyke Warden will be responsible for carrying out a pre-determined programme of rebuilding and repairs to the sheep dyke, be responsible for managing and carrying out repairs to the temporary fencing erected where the sheep dyke has been damaged and coordinating work with groups of volunteer dyke builders.


The successful applicant will have a good level of physical fitness and have good communication skills. Experience of dry stone dyking and project management is desirable. A willingness to work constructively with the local community is essential and the applicant must be able to work on his or her own initiative.


More information can be found on the North Ronaldsay Trust website and in the following article on www.orkney.com


For additional information, a copy of the job description and application form email: vacancies@northronaldsaytrust.com


Logo: Heritage FundThe closing date for applications is Friday 9th August 2019. Interviews will be held from the end of August.

Logo: North Isles Landscape Partnership Scheme   

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