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Scottish Wildlife Trust

Reserves Project Officer, West Central Region

Status: Full time, Fixed Term (14 months)
Salary: £24,741.68
Location: Greater Glasgow (West Central – South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Stirlingshire, Argyll and Kintyre)
Closing date: 07 October 2022

About us:

For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas for the benefit of people and wildlife. The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities.

About the role:

The West Central region covers South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Stirlingshire, Argyll and Kintyre. The eight reserves within the region contain a range of habitats including Atlantic hazel wood/Celtic rainforest, upland native woodland, wet woodland, raised bog, marsh, swamp and freshwater loch.

The role will support a Reserve Manager to provide high quality conservation management on 8 reserves. The successful candidate will plan, implement and oversee reserve work with contractors and volunteers. They will organise and deliver a range of tasks including footpath maintenance, fencing, forestry, habitat management and deer control.

Main Duties include:

Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of land management for nature conservation, display competent natural history skills and be confident engaging with a diverse range of reserve visitors. Applicants must be able to work independently using their own initiatives in addition to working effectively in small communities. The successful candidate must be prepared to travel and spend periods of time on geographically wide-spread reserves.

What we offer:

  • Salary sacrifice schemes including Cycle to work & Pension schemes;
  • We have always been hugely flexible in our approach to how you wish to work and continue to offer a flexible approach.
  • Hybrid-Working
  • 1 Wellness hour per week
  • Enhanced Pension rate upon completion of probation
  • Generous Sick Pay Allowance
  • Enhanced Maternity/ Paternity Leave
  • Training and Development e.g. study fees and external courses.

For more information and to apply, click here

Closing Date: 07/10/2022  Location: Greater Glasgow

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