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Borders Forest Trust

Wild Heart Site Manager

Borders Forest Trust (BFT) is a leading Scottish conservation charity working to restore native woodland and associated natural habitats for the benefit of people and wildlife. The post holder will join a small, enthusiastic and dynamic team directly contributing to restoring native woodlands and reviving woodland culture in some of Scotland’s most beautiful ‘wilderness.’ 

The Wild Heart Site Manager will ensure the high-quality delivery of land management activities across BFT’s four Wild Heart sites in the Southern Uplands near Moffat and will also manage two Wild Heart Site Officers and the Wild Heart Project Officer. 

This role will predominantly involve outdoor work across the Wild Heart Sites which covers over 3300ha of land in the Southern Uplands. It requires a candidate with a mix of skills including excellent communication; exceptional organisational ability; an aptitude for ‘hands on’ outdoor conservation and land management; enthusiasm; creativity and a passion for working with people.

The salary is £28-32K per annum depending on experience.

Further information on the post can be found here on the BFT website including the job description and person specification.

Applications with a CV and covering letter should be made by midnight on Monday 26th June 2023 to

Interviews are expected to be held on the 12th and 13th July 2023 in Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway and will likely comprise a panel interview and site visit.

    Closing Date: 26/06/2023  Location: Office at Jedburgh, Sites near Moffat

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