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Logo: River Dee TrustPost: Biologist with the River Dee Trust (RDT), based on Deeside (Aberdeenshire), who will be responsible for the research and monitoring programmes carried out by the Trust. The post is a challenging and significant one as it will be helping to inform the management of one of Scotlandís major rivers. This will include monitoring fish populations, analysing data to inform restoration programmes and communicating the information to stakeholders. The salary is commensurate with experience and with annual review thereafter.


Further information on the post is available from the RDT website www.riverdee.org.uk or email info@riverdee.org.


Location: The post will be based at the River Office at Mill of Dinnet, close to Aboyne in the heart of Aberdeenshire. However, work will be undertaken throughout the Dee and Don catchments and will involve a mixture of indoor and outdoor work.


Us: The RDT is a charitable River Trust whose remit includes the provision of scientific and education services to fisheries and the wider community in the River Dee area, leading to environmental protection and improvement of the associated rivers and riparian habitats. Further information at www.riverdee.org.uk.


You: You have a background in a biological or environmental science and have a minimum of two years experience of working in a similar field. You can demonstrate practical research skills and instigate scientifically robust research programmes and are experienced at working in the field and report writing. You can communicate scientific information effectively to a non-technical audience. You have an understanding and experience of rivers and catchment related issues. You have a positive proactive attitude and are confident working alone and in a small team.


Apply: To apply please send your curriculum vitae along with a covering letter that states why you wish to apply for the post and the qualities that you would bring to the role. These should be either emailed to info@riverdee.org or posted to River Dee Trust, River Office, Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5LA.


The deadline for applications to be received by the River Dee Trust is 9am on 23rd July 2018. Interviews will be held at the River Office. Please indicate your availability for interview on 1st and 7th August 2018.  




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