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Department of Rural Land Use, SRUC Northern Faculty, Aberdeen Campus
£32,711 - £37,932 per annum
The successful applicant will be a full time member of the Countryside and Environment Academic Team. The post is based on the Aberdeen Campus and interacts with related staff across the Faculty, wider organization and beyond. We are looking for a suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic individual to help inspire our undergraduate and postgraduate students.
37 hours a week
Fixed Term - 1 year from Start date
Starting salary £26,345
Location: Fort William, Dingwall or Aviemore
You will contribute to the delivery of Scottish Natural Heritage’s objectives within South Highland Area.
The focus will be (a) working in a team to deliver SNH’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.
Location: Central Scotland, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Perth and Kinross, Angus and Dundee
Salary starting at: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
We have two exciting opportunities for Conservation Officers within South Scotland - each covering one of RSPB Scotland's operational areas of Central Scotland or Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, Perth and Kinross, Angus and Dundee.
The National Trust for Scotland
Location: Hermiston Quay, Edinburgh
Salary range: £39, 933
Hours: 40 hours per week
The National Trust for Scotland cares from some of Scotland's most important natural heritage on land and sea. We are looking for an experienced and creative Senior Natural Heritage Adviser to join our team to help protect these precious places by providing expert technical advice on conservation and management.
Location: Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire
Salary: £16,504 to £17,880 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract
The River Garnock runs through a fascinating landscape. In between the ancient castles, historic mills and old factories, there also lies a wonderful natural world of fresh and salt water habitats, beautiful woodlands and captivating lowland raised bogs. The Garnock Connections project has been established to reveal and enhance this wealth of industrial and natural heritage. We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to with project partners to improve the scale and effectiveness of heritage volunteering.
Salary £21,000 - £24,000
As Assistant Site Manager within Central Scotland you will have responsibility to support and assist the Site Managers in Scotland in the management of Woodland Trust Scotland (WTS) estate. The sites will predominately be in urban woodlands within Central Scotland. The role will involve the supervision of contracts to the highest professional standard, ensuring full compliance with our FSC certification and in accordance with all Woodland Trust Health and Safety policies and procedures, to deliver the maximum benefit for the Trusts aims as outlined in its Strategic Plan.
A.C.T Heritage Ltd
We are looking for the right people to join our team of footpath builders. Applicants will work as part of a small team with an experienced team leader. There will be opportunity to develop skills and qualifications, we are looking for someone that will stay long term and fits in well with our team.
Location: Work Base - Edinburgh or Glasgow
Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term Contract to 3rd July 2021
Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to help landowners and local communities take action for threatened upland wildlife at an internationally important site? Working as part of a team at RSPB, you will need to work closely with farmers, estates, private businesses and government agencies including Scottish Natural Heritage.
Salary – 22,500-26,000 depending on skills and experience
Posts will be based in Scotland
We require bird surveyors for ongoing projects throughout Scotland.
The ideal candidate will also be willing to carry out Phase1, NVC, bat surveys and mammal surveys as required.
E3 Ecology is a specialist ecological consultancy established in 2002. We have established an excellent local reputation for providing professional, high quality work in an efficient and competitive manner. The strong, supportive and friendly team enjoy providing nature conservation input into multi-disciplinary teams as well as developing innovative schemes for habitat creation and biodiversity enhancement.
We are seeking to fill the following positions:
Management level Consultant - £40-£75k
Senior Ecologist or Ecologist - £30-40k
Arran Footpaths and Forestry Ltd
Comfortable accommodation, generous food allowance, quality PPE and shared company transport provided.
Excellent rates, banded dependant on experience.
We are a welcoming, Scottish organisation that has been involved in upland footpath conservation throughout Scotland for 15 years+. We have developed expertise in many other aspects of forestry work also, including tree planting, drystone walling and chainsaw / woodwork. The close knit team we have consists of experienced footpath builders and trained, qualified forestry workers from all over Europe and further afield.
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