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Logo: Peatland ACTIONPeatland ACTION Project Officer

Full-Time: 37 hours per week

Salary:  £28,000 per annum

Fixed Term: 12 months


Urras Oighreachd Chàrlabhaigh (Carloway Estate Trust) is seeking to recruit an energetic and self-motivated individual to support delivery of the Peatland ACTION project.


The postholder will work as part of the Urras Oighreachd Chàrlabhaigh team to lead the development and implementation of peatland restoration projects across Lewis and Harris. The post holder will work with colleagues, partners, contractors and land managers to identify projects which improve the peatland resource, lock up carbon and improve associated habitats. They will engage with land managers including Common Grazings to seek their involvement in the programme and will ensure that practical solutions are costed and specified on a site by site basis.


Applicants must be enthusiastic about peatlands restoration and understand the benefits of restoration in a crofting context.

Experience of land management for nature conservation, experience of ecological field survey work and a good understanding of peatland ecology and management would be advantageous.

This post is funded by Peatland ACTION.

This post is fixed term for 12 months, but there may be opportunities to extend the contract subject to funding.


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Closing Date: Thursday 14th June 2018




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