Project Officer - Scottish Invasives Species Initiative

Esk District Salmon Fishery Board

Brechin, Angus
£25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 07796 715570 Craig MacIntyre

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 18 December 2017

Vacancy: Project Officer – Scottish Invasives Species Initiative (SISI)

Full time (40 hours per week)
Fixed 4 year term
Salary: £25,000 per year (6% employer pension contribution)
Based at Brechin Castle, Brechin (Esk DSFB Office) covering Tayside and Angus

The Esk District Salmon Fishery Board has a vacancy for a Project Officer on the SISI Project. This 4 year project will help protect local biodiversity from the spread of Invasive Non-Native Species, such as Giant Hogweed, Japanese knotweed, and American Mink. The successful applicant will be based in the Esk DSFB office in Brechin, and reporting to a Project Manager. The job entails developing effective communications and partnerships with local landowners, community groups, farmers and other stakeholders to deliver the project aims.

The post is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage. A full job description can be found here. All applications should include a CV (max 2 pages) and a covering letter. Applications should be e-mailed to Craig MacIntyre, or sent by post to Craig MacIntyre, Esk DSFB, Dalhousie Estates Office, Dalhousie Estate, Brechin, Angus, DD9 6SG.

The closing date for applications is Monday 18th December, with interviews conducted in mid-January 2018.

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