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Scottish Wildlife Trust

Reserves Manager - East Central Scotland (Fife, Falkirk & Clackmannanshire)

Full-time, fixed-term

Salary: £26, 842 per annum

Location: A combination of home working, Leith Edinburgh and Jupiter Grangemouth (the successful candidate with be expected to be living close to one or other of these two locations)

The Role:

We have a rare opportunity to recruit a new Reserves Manager to lead on the conservation management of nineteen wildlife reserves in the counties of Fife, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire, including managing three staff and the Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre

The successful candidate will co-ordinate all practical habitat conservation work, including designing and delivering externally funded projects to be implemented by volunteers and contractors. This will involve working closely with statutory bodies, partner organisations, landowners, Scottish Wildlife Trust members, and the public.

A key role is to advise other Trust staff on the management of species rich grasslands; With a view to demonstrating innovative and pioneering habitat management. The post will be primarily home working, but the successful candidate will be expected to work from the Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre for part of the year and occasionally visit the Trusts Leith office in Edinburgh.

You must be qualified to degree level or equivalent in countryside management, grassland ecology or similar discipline and be able to demonstrate your achievements and extensive experience in practical conservation management and species monitoring across a range of habitats.

The successful applicant will have excellent knowledge of conservation/land management issues, have strong project management skills and be able to operate as a lone worker and as part of a team. A current UK driving licence is essential, as is a willingness to undertake travel, overnight stays and occasional weekend working.

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Closing date for applications is Friday 2nd July 2021, 12-noon

Interviews will take place online, Thursday 8th July 2021

Closing Date: 07/07/2021  Location: A combination of home working, Leith Edinburgh and Jupiter Grangemouth

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