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Employer: The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust

Salary: Up to £22,000 Pro-Rata Basis (6% employer pension contribution)

Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term (From start date to autumn 2020)

Hours: 35hrs/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 (SISI) is an exciting four year National Lottery Heritage Fund and SNH funded project in northern Scotland which aims to encourage communities to tackle invasive non-native species (INNS) 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. The seasonal project officer will work with the SISI Project Officer and SISI 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 INNS control.

Closing date for applications: 28/02/20

Interviews will be held on: 11/03/2020 (Huntly, Aberdeenshire)

To Apply

Please submit your CV with a covering letter, outlining your relevant skills and experience for the job to 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 National Lottery Heritage Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage

River Deveron