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Logo: Scottish Natural HeritageOperations Officer

37 hours a week

C grade

Permanent

Starting salary £26,356

Location: Newton Stewart or Dumfries

(Ref: 049-322)

 

Job Purpose Summary

 

The post holder will work our Southern Scotland Team to help deliver Scottish Natural Heritage’s mission including the development of an effective response to the climate emergency. This post will operate principally in Dumfries & Galloway but will also support work in Scottish Borders and, at times, in other parts of SNH.

 

The main areas of work will include: the provision of advice towards local solutions that build resilience against climate change; advice on actions to help connect people and nature; and, advice on actions that will help secure a nature rich future. They will help conserve Protected Areas and Protected Species, working with local authorities and land managers.

 

Ideally applicants should have a university degree in an environmental discipline, but as a minimum should hold an HND or equivalent qualification in environmental or countryside management or be able to evidence sufficiently diverse practical experience in such work.

 

Closing date: midnight 15 September 2019

 

To apply please visit www.snhjobs.scot

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