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logo: Scottish Natural HeritagePeatland Action Data Officer


37 hours a week

Fixed Term Appointment ending 31 October 2020

Starting salary 31,762

D grade

Location: Any SNH office

(Ref: 049-364)


We are looking for a quantitative person to play a lead role in managing the flow of data and information created by Peatland Action.


Who we are

Peatland Action is a Scotland-wide project to restore peatland habitat for many benefits including carbon storage and biodiversity.


You will sit within the Peatland Action data team. Our team is agile, evolving and has identified and tackled many challenges but has many more to come. We are looking for someone who is open to these challenges, flexible enough to adapt within their post, enjoys supportive and collaborative working whilst also able to work independently. As part of this evolving team, you will be encouraged to reflect and contribute to strategic development and innovation.


Data sources include: surveys and monitoring of hydrology, water quality, vegetation and peat depth; aerial imagery; ground photography; and information about restoration activities and land management practices.


Closing date: midnight 6 October 2019


Contact details for further information on this vacancy:


For information regarding the post please contact:  Sunny Townsend, Vacancy Manager, SNH, Caspian House, Clydebank Business Park, G81 2NR.

Tel:  0131 141 6798 e-mail: sunny.townsend@nature.scot


For further information regarding the application process please contact:  Kelly Allan, People and Organisational Development, Scottish Natural Heritage, Great Glen House, Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NW.  Tel:  01463 725275      e-mail:  recruitment@snh.gov.uk


For more information visit www.snhjobs.scot

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