Development Officer

Lothians & Fife Green Network Partnership

£25,063 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01314454025 Jenni Green

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, conservation & wildlife, sustainable transport

Closing date: Wednesday, 21st February 2018   2 days left

The Lothians & Fife Green Network Partnership (LFGNP) is looking to appoint a Development Officer to promote and facilitate implementation of the Lothians & Fife Green Network by providing support for the development of strategic green network projects and programmes.  

LFGNP is a regional initiative driven by Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, the four Lothian Local Authorities, Fife Council, Fife Coast & Countryside Trust, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and Central Scotland Green Network Trust. See more at

The LFGNP is committed to promoting the economic, social and ecological benefits of green networks across east central Scotland. As part of the wider Central Scotland Green Network, our aim of creating a quality environment will be achieved through coordinated action by communities, agencies and businesses working together.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and enthusiastic self-starter, with a proven record of project development, implementation and promotion activities and the ability to operate with a wide range of partners in a similar working environment. You will develop and plan projects relating to woodland management/creation, habitat improvement, access and greenspace based projects as identified in the LFGNP work programme.

To apply for the post, please submit a completed application form by 5pm on Wednesday 21 February 2018 to Jenni Green (by email to or at the address below).

Salary: £25,063 per annum + 8% pension contribution + car allowance.

Fixed term to 31st March 2019. Full time. Possibility of extension subject to funding availability.

Post based at Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust Offices, Swanston Steading, Edinburgh.

Interviews will be held on Friday 2 March 2018.

For a job information pack please visit the ELGT website at; or contact the Trust at: Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust, 109/11 Swanston Road, Edinburgh, EH10 7DS.

Tel 0131 445 4025

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