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Operations Officer

Hours: 35 hours

Contract: Temporary position (ending 31 March 2025)

Starting salary £29,063

Location: Aberdeen

Reference: 1013–312

Job Summary

NatureScot is Scotland’s Nature Agency, protecting and restoring nature, and inspiring everyone to value our natural world. You will contribute to NatureScot’s vision for a nature-rich future for Scotland by encouraging action to protect, restore and value nature in the local Operational team.

The focus will be on (a) working in a team to deliver NatureScot’s Development Advice Service, advising consulting authorities on the implications of proposals for Scotland’s nature, (b) acting as a case officer for agri-environment and climate change schemes and (c) advising land managers on the impacts of their management proposals on protected areas. Other areas of work will include monitoring of protected sites, and proactive work to address climate change and biodiversity loss.

We are looking for flexibility across the balance of the areas of work, depending on the skills and experience of the individual and of other team members. Training and mentoring will be provided on the technical aspects of the post.

Closing date: Midday, 29 May 2023.

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Closing Date: 29/05/2023  Location: Aberdeen

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