Salary: £39,178 - £45,667 (Band E) per annum, plus excellent pension and annual leave allowance.
Working Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday) (happy to talk flexible working).
Location: Balloch – with hybrid working model in place.
Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world?
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park covers over 720 square miles of Scotland’s finest countryside which welcomes over 4 million visitors each year. From the stunning sea lochs and rugged coastline through the majestic glens and breath taking Loch & Ben Lomond, Scotland’s first National Park truly is a magical place.
The National Park has a wonderfully varied landscape which plays a key role in all forms of outdoor recreation for residents and for visitors from near and far. The NPA works with a wide spectrum of stakeholders to ensure that the infrastructure and provision reflects the value of the place, be that be iconic paths like the West Highland Way, popular mountain paths, community path networks, cycle routes or water access opportunities.
This role will be responsible for the effective delivery of the National Park Authority’s access and recreation functions and will also have a focus on developing opportunities and actions for a modal shift towards more sustainable travel and transport options in and around the National Park. This includes the development of strategies, polices and projects to deliver a wide level of public participation and activity through sustainable travel and outdoor recreation.
Applicants should be degree qualified in a related subject and will need to evidence a proven track record in partnership working, delivering projects and managing teams. As someone who has strong policy and advocacy skills and demonstrates sound independent judgement you will understand how to approach, advise and influence both internal and external stakeholders. This key role requires a confident, credible, proactive and creative individual who is committed to driving quality improvement and good practice.
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. Our Balloch headquarters is within easy reach of both Glasgow and Stirling, with a train station nearby, a Cycle to Work scheme, car-sharing opportunities with other staff members and ample car parking onsite.
The National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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Closing date: 21 September 2021 at 9am.
Closing Date: 21/09/2021 Location: Balloch