The Cromarty Firth Fishery Board has responsibility for managing and developing salmon and sea trout stocks within the Cromarty Firth District, namely the River Conon, River Alness and a number of smaller local rivers flowing into the estuary. The Board is also involved with delivering targeted research, environmental, educational, enforcement and training projects.
The River Conon (the principal river within the region) and all its tributaries are significantly affected by hydro power production and the Board has a good ongoing relationship with SSE, the generator. The Board is contracted by Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) to run an extensive modern wild salmon hatchery, operation of an adult salmon trap and associated fish holding facilities, smolt trapping and trucking operations and the mitigation stocking of in excess of one million eggs annually.
Key responsibilities will include:
The post holder will be required to have a minimum of a relevant degree and preferably hold post-graduate qualification and be able to demonstrate significant experience in the management of wild salmon. The post holder must be able to demonstrate the ability to deal with and analyse large datasets. Additionally, they will need to show evidence of self-motivation as well as a positive and proactive attitude. The applicant must hold a full clean driving licence. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date for applicants is 2.00pm on 20th September 2021. Interviews are planned for late September or early October and the successful candidate will be expected to start work by February 2022 or sooner.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter addressed to: Clerk to the Cromarty Firth Fishery Board, by email to email@example.com or by post to: Clerk to the Cromarty Firth Fishery Board, Galbraith, Reay House, 17 Old Edinburgh Road, Inverness IV2 3HF. Contact telephone number Neil Wright: 07920 725814.
Closing Date: 20/09/2021 Location: Cromarty Firth District