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We are currently looking for 5 x Seasonal Project Officers in various locations across project area. See below for details.

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative is a multi-year project in northern Scotland, which aims to encourage communities to tackle invasive non-native species such as Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed and American mink. It is currently funded by the Scottish Government’s Nature Restoration Fund.

 

Seasonal Project Officer (Dee)

Employer: River Dee Trust
Salary: Up to £23,000 pro-rata
Contract: Fixed term from start date to end October 2024 (immediate start available)
Hours: Full time or potential to work on an agreed part time basis
Location: River Office, Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5LA

We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team as a Seasonal Project Officer. The Seasonal Project Officer will work across the River Dee and Don catchment areas and, with the Project Officer and Volunteer and Communication Officer, deliver the project this summer. 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.

A full job description can be found here and the vacancy notice can be found here.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024 (late applications not accepted)
Interviews: Will be held (in video format) on Thursday 02 May 2024

 

Seasonal Project Officer (Dee and flexible locations)

Employer: River Dee Trust
Salary: Up to £23,000 pro-rata
Contract: Fixed term from start date to end October 2024 (immediate start available)
Hours: Full time or potential to work on an agreed part time basis
Location: River Office, Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5LA

We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team as a Seasonal Project Officer. This post will work across the River Dee and River Don catchments but, crucially, be flexibly deployed to support work on the Deveron, Ythan, Ugie, Bervie and Spey catchments at peak times with our project teams in these areas. We anticipate this role being most active in our plant control work tackling giant hogweed, Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam but you will have the opportunity to work with volunteers and in our American mink control, education and outreach and biosecurity activities. This will be a great opportunity to gain experience in different catchments in a major invasive species control project.

A full job description can be found here and the vacancy notice can be found here.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024 (late applications not accepted)
Interviews: Will be held (in video format) on Thursday 02 May 2024

 

Seasonal Project Officer (Esks and Tay)

Employer: Esk Fishery Board
Salary: Up to £23,000 pro-rata
Contract: Fixed term from start date to end October 2024 (immediate start available)
Hours: Full time or potential to work on an agreed part time basis
Location: Esks DSFB, Haugh’s Bothy Office, Haugh’s of Kinnaird, Brechin, DD9 6UA

We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team as a Seasonal Project Officer. The Seasonal Project Officer will work across the North and South Esk and Tay catchment areas and, with the Project Officers from both these areas and Volunteer and Communication Officer, deliver the project this summer. 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.

A full job description can be found here and the vacancy notice can be found here.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024 (late applications not accepted)
Interviews: Will be held (in video format) on Wednesday 01 May 2024

 

Seasonal Project Officer (Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie)

Employer: Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Rivers Trust (FNLRT)
Salary: Up to £23,000 pro-rata
Contract: Fixed term from start date to end October 2024 (immediate start available)
Hours: Full time or potential to work on an agreed part time basis
Location: FNLRT Office, Logie Steading, Dunphail, Forres, Moray, IV36 2QN

We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team as a Seasonal Project Officer. The Seasonal Project Officer will work across the Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie catchment areas and, with the Project Officer and Volunteer and Communication Officer, deliver the project this summer. 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.

A full job description can be found here and the vacancy notice can be found here.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024 (late applications not accepted)
Interviews: Will be held (in video format) on Tuesday 30 April 2024

 

Seasonal Project Officer (Spey)

Employer: Spey Fishery Board
Salary: Up to £23,000 pro-rata
Contract: Fixed term from start date to end October 2024 (immediate start available)
Hours: Full time or potential to work on an agreed part time basis
Location: Spey Fishery Board, 1 Nether Borlum, Knockando, Aberlour, AB38 7SD

We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team as a Seasonal Project Officer. The Seasonal Project Officer will work across the Spey catchment area and, with the Project Officer and Volunteer and Communication Officer, deliver the project this summer. 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.

A full job description can be found here and the vacancy notice can be found here.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024 (late applications not accepted)
Interviews: Will be held (in video format) on Friday 03 May 2024

 

To Apply

To apply for any of the above roles, please submit your CV and a covering letter (no more than 2 pages), outlining your relevant skills and experience for the job to: [email protected]. Please confirm which post(s) you are interested in when you apply.

Closing date for all applications: 1pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024 (late applications not accepted)

 

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