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Job Title: Cairngorms Capercaillie Project: Community Ranger

Salary: £23,669 - £27,332 (Band B1) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 15 months

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including weekends and evenings

Location: Grantown on Spey


We have an exciting opportunity for a Cairngorms Capercaillie Project: Community Ranger to join our Land Management & Conservation Team.


The Cairngorms Capercaillie Project is a partnership project to deliver three principle objectives: to build support for capercaillie conservation, helping people to understand and value their natural heritage, the benefits it can bring and how their actions can affect it; to work with communities to develop sustainable approaches to recreation, meeting residents and visitors needs whilst minimising impact on capercaillie; and to develop a programme of conservation action to support the speciesí long-term survival, creating a bigger and more robust forest network.


The Community Ranger will act as a focal point for the project in the community of Carr-bridge; raising awareness and understanding of the importance of the Capercaillie pinewood habitats and encouraging, supporting and developing active community involvement in events, activities and projects associated with the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project.


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.  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 Tuesday 19th June 2018, late applications will not be accepted.


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