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Seasonal Ranger

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

 

Seasonal Ranger - Falls of Clyde

Falls of Clyde, New Lanark

Duration:  11 March 2019 15 September 2019

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and skilled person to work alongside the Falls of Clyde team at the popular Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve, part of the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve. Main duties will include patrolling the wildlife reserve, delivering public events, undertaking practical conservation work and carrying out biological recording. The role will include regular evening and weekend working.

 

The successful candidate will:

 

  • Patrol the wildlife reserve and promote site safety to visitors of the site
  • Undertake a wide range of practical conservation tasks
  • Work with and support our team of volunteers
  • Lead guided walks and public events
  • Deliver our Dipper Watch public engagement events throughout the summer
  • Carry out biological recording
  • Help run environmental education activities for school groups and the public
  • Actively recruit members to the Scottish Wildlife

 

This post is eligible for a Disclosure Scotland check and membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

 

Jupiter Seasonal  Ranger

Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth

Duration: 25 March 2019 30 September 2019

 

The Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre is a 4 ha reserve with an emphasis on environmental education and habitat creation. Working out of the onsite office we are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and skilled person, whose duties will include:

 

  • Organise and lead environmental education activities
  • Work with and support our team of volunteers
  • Lead guided walks and public events
  • Carry out biological recording
  • Undertake practical conservation tasks
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Jupiter Visitor Centre
  • Provide social media updates.

 

Some activities may also take place on other nearby wildlife reserves.

 

This post is eligible for a Disclosure Scotland check and membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

 

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: 12 noon, Friday 18 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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