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Job title: Conservation Officer

Salary: 18,000

Location: Fort William

Status: Full Time (35 hours/week) Some weekend working required. Flexible working hours policy.

Term: Fixed term contract 5th February 2018 to 30th April 2019 (15 months)

 

Closing date: Friday 24th November 2017, 5pm

Interview date: Wednesday 6th December 2017

 

The Nevis Partnership is seeking to recruit a Conservation Officer for their Nevis Landscape Partnership programme.  This varied and interesting role will suit a self-motivated individual with a proven interest in the environment and good practical conservation management skills, for example, woodland management, biological and habitat survey/recording, basic footpath maintenance and control of invasive species. You will have knowledge and experience of mountain environments and the habitats and species typical of the area and you will be keen to share this knowledge with school groups, visitors and volunteer groups. A key aspect of the role will be the management of the Future Forests project and you will work closely with our partner organisations in most aspects of your work.  A valid driving licence is essential and you should be IT competent.

 

Detailed job description and application forms can be found on our website http://www.nevispartnership.co.uk/news or contact leona@nevispartnership.co.uk

 

This role is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage.