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Logo: Scottish Natural HeritageOperations Officer – South Highland

37 hours a week

C grade

Fixed Term - 1 year from Start date

Starting salary £26,345

Location: Fort William, Dingwall or Aviemore

(Ref: 044-331)


Job Purpose Summary


You will contribute to the delivery of Scottish Natural Heritage’s objectives within South Highland Area.


The focus will be (a) working in a team to deliver SNH’s development advice service, advising consulting authorities on the implications of proposals for Scotland’s nature, and (b) advising land managers on their protected areas.


You will work flexibly throughout South Highland as priorities and resources dictate. As SNH moves towards increased cross-boundary working, you may also be needed to work out with this Area from time to time, as agreed during job planning discussions.


You should have an HND or equivalent qualification in an environmental discipline or countryside management. Alternatively you should be able to demonstrate qualification by relevant practical experience. You should be familiar with the main habitats, species and landscapes in the Highlands which contribute to the area’s key natural heritage assets, and how they can be affected by development and land management activities.


Closing date: midnight 3 September 2019


To apply please visit www.snhjobs.scot  



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