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Logo: Cairngorms National Park AuthorityAre you looking for a unique challenge to work in one of the most amazing places in the world?


The 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: Strathspey Farmland Wader Officer

Salary: £25,823 - £30,209 Pro Rata (Band C) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed Term for 12 months

Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey


We have an exciting opportunity for a Strathspey Farmland Wader Officer to join our Conservation & Visitor Experience Team.


The Strathspey Wetlands and Wader Initiative (SWWI) is a partnership of Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), Scottish Agricultural College (SAC), CKD Galbraith, Agri-ecosystems and National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS).  The SWWI help farmers, crofters and land managers in the Cairngorms National Park protect and improve habitats for breeding waders.


Your role will be to assist the delivery of land management based conservation projects on agricultural land in Strathspey; running farm based demonstration and awareness raising events; helping to co-ordinate monitoring and research projects, and delivering other actions identified by the SWWI as being key to achieving the aims of the partnership.


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, 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.  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 (noon) on Tuesday 9th July, late applications will not be accepted.


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