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Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre Development Trust

Countryside Management Ranger

12-month fixed term contract
30 hours per week
£27,291 pa, pro rata

An exciting position has arisen for a Countryside Management Ranger to join our team for a 12-month fixed term contract.

You will be responsible for implementing a wide range of land management activities on Trumland Estate, Rousay. With a good working knowledge of land management, you must be able to plan, organise and deliver relevant projects and activities.

This is a varied role, for which the successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for the delivery of the Trumland land sub-projects associated with our Scottish Land Fund grant, sourcing funding and co-ordinating the administrative and practical delivery of these sub-projects.
  • have experience of organising and conducting exemplary land management and maintenance skills. You will also be developing and implementing conservation practices, including those related to SSSI designated land.
  • work closely with the community of Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre. Plan and deliver talks and community, visitor and volunteer engagement activities.
  • ensure a close working relationship with relevant partners such as landowners, RSPB and Nature Scot, to ensure a mutually supportive relationship is maintained.

The duties will require previous experience in land management, experience of planning and organising land-based projects, and experience of working with contractors and volunteers. A degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline, is preferred. You will need to have excellent administration and communication skills and the successful applicant must also be able to use Microsoft Office applications.

For a more detailed Job Description and to find out how to apply, please visit our website, email, or contact the Trust Offices on 01856 821229.

Closing date for applications is Monday 31st May.

The successful applicant may be subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups checks.

This post is part-funded by Highland and Islands Enterprise and The Scottish Government.

Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre Development Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee.
Company Reg. No. SC318527 Charity Reg. No. SC040407

Logo: Scottish Government Logo: Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Closing Date: 31/05/2021  Location: Trumland Estate, Rousay

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