Invasive Species Officer

River Dee Trust

Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
£20,000 annual equivalent

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01339880411 Jamie Urquhart

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, water & hydrology

Closing date: Monday, 25th February 2019   4 days left

Invasive Species Officer 

The River Dee Trust has an established track record in innovative conservation and enhancement projects and is delivering two invasive plant control projects, on the Rivers Dee and Don.

The work will include helping to develop and maintain a volunteer network for controlling invasive species, including training, organising, leading and motivating volunteers. Various means of communications will be involved to liaise with volunteers, raise awareness and report on progress. The post holder will also carry out the control work and project reporting.

Formal qualifications are not required as enthusiasm and a responsible approach to work is key to assisting in the successful delivery of this project in a timely manner. The post holder must demonstrate experience of working outdoors, working in and leading teams and have good communication skills.

The position is for a six-month fixed term contract, starting Mar/April 2019, with an annual salary equivalent of £20,000 per annum.

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To apply, send your CV and covering letter to stating which job you are applying for or post to River Office, Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5LA. Deadline is 5.00 pm on 25th February 2019.

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