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Operations Officer

37 hours
Temporary position (ending 31 March 2022)
Location: Golspie
Ref: 1013–319

Job purpose summary

You will contribute to delivering NatureScot’s objectives for a nature-rich future for Scotland and an effective response to the climate emergency primarily within Northern Isles and North Highland Area.

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, and (b) advising land managers on their protected areas.

Your work will have a geographic focus in Caithness, but you will also work flexibly throughout Northern Isles and North Highland and beyond as priorities and resources dictate.

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

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Closing date: 12 noon on 18 October 2021.

Closing Date: 18/10/2021  Location: Golspie

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