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Employer: The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust

Salary: Up to £22,000 pro-rata

Contract: 4 month fixed term from start date (anticipated May / June to August / September 2022)

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)

Location: The Offices, Avochie Stables, Avochie Estate, Rothiemay, Aberdeenshire, AB54 7YY

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 is a five year National Lottery Heritage Fund and NatureScot 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 Seasonal Project Officer. The Seasonal Project Officer will act as the project contact for the Ythan and Ugie river catchment areas and will work with the Project Officer and Volunteer and Communication Officer to deliver the project throughout its lifespan. The Seasonal 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 and invasive species control.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Monday 21 March (late applications will not be accepted)

Interviews will be held on: Will be held (in video format) on Friday 01 April

To Apply:

Please submit your CV with a covering letter (no more than 2 pages), outlining your relevant skills and experience for the job to

Further information:

Scottish Invasive Species Initiative

A full job description can be found here –

River Deveron