Project Officer: SISI (Scottish Invasive Species Initiative)

The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust

Rothiemay, Aberdeenshire
£25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.deveron.org office@deveron.org 01466711388 The Director

Reference: HLF/SNH

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Friday, 22 December 2017


About the Trust:

The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland (No. SC 032131).

The Trust was established in 2001 and has the following aims and objectives:

  • To conserve, protect and rehabilitate salmon, sea-trout and trout and other indigenous wildlife and to promote the ecological cycle within the Deveron catchment area.
  • To raise people’s awareness of conservation and protected areas by commissioning research and publishing the results for the public’s benefit.  

Your role:

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) is an exciting four year HLF and SNH funded project in northern Scotland which aims to encourage communities to tackle invasive non-native species such as Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed and American mink. We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our small team as a Project Officer. The Project Officer will act as the point of contact for the project within the area. The Project Officer will work with the Project Manager to deliver the project throughout its 4 year lifespan and contribute to ensuring that its outputs and outcomes are maintained after the project finishes. The Project Officer will be responsible for all or specified combinations of the following aspects of the project: communications, education and outreach, volunteer recruitment and management, biosecurity, INNS control and restoration trials. A detailed job description can be found at http://deveron.org/job-project...

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 22nd December 2017

Interviews: Mid/Late January 2018, Huntly (Aberdeenshire)

To Apply

Please submit your CV with a covering letter, outlining your relevant skills and experience for the job to office@deveron.org or by post to The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust, The Offices, Avochie Stables, Avochie, Rothiemay, Aberdeenshire, AB54 7YY 

This post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage


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