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We have an exciting opportunity for a talented project officer to help deliver the Garnock Connections Landscape Partnership Scheme, working as a key member of the Garnock Connections team.


Garnock Connections Project Officer
Reference number: A0570519
Location: Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire
Salary starting at: 19,602 to 21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2022


The vision of the Garnock Connections partnership is for a landscape with the River Garnock at its heart, forming a connection from the Muirshiel hills to Irvine Bay and around which the natural, cultural and historical wealth of the valley is enhanced, revealed and made accessible for the benefit of communities now and in the future.


You will be responsible for ensuring effective community engagement and supporting the delivery of a range of natural heritage projects. You will also directly deliver a small number of projects, including the management of contractors, volunteers and two trainee posts.


If you are a creative communicator who is well organised, with strong skills in partnership working and you are enthusiastic about working with people and making a difference, this could be the perfect position for you. The contract will run until March 2022, subject to performance and funding.


The post will report to the Garnock Connections Project Manager and a partnership Board comprising RSPB Scotland, North Ayrshire Council, Historic Environment Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Scottish Wildlife Trust.


This is a partnership project, made possible thanks to financial support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, project partners and other sources.


Closing date: 9 June 2019
Interview date: 17 June 2019


If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click here to be directed to our website. 

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