Job Vacancy: Scottish Invasive Species Initiative – Seasonal Project Officer

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Salary: Up to £22,000 pro-rata

Contract: 3 month fixed term from start date (anticipated May to July 2022) or for extended period equivalent to 3 months if employed on part time basis

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week) or potential to work on an agreed part-time basis

Location:  FNLRT Office, Logie Steading, Dunphail, Forres, Moray, IV36 2QN 

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 work across the Findhorn, Nairn, Lossie and Spey 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 vacancy summary can be found here.

A full job description can be found here.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Monday 21 March 2022 (late applications will not be accepted)

Interviews: Will be held (in video format) on Tuesday 05 April 2022

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 sisi@nature.scot.

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