Cairngorms National Park

Uath Lochans from Farleitter Crag, Kingussie

East Cairngorms Moorland Partnership Officer

Closing Date: Noon on Friday 23 February 2018

Are you looking for a unique challenge to work in one of the most amazing places in the world?

The Cairngorms National Park is one of the country’s most spectacular landscapes. Renowned for its mountains, it has at its centre a montane plateau higher than 1000m, it also has extensive native pine forests, extensive moorland and a rich and diverse cultural landscape along its straths and glens. With its strong local music scene, some fantastic locally produced food and drink and it’s abundance of outdoor pursuits the Cairngorms National Park is a very special place to live and work.


Job Title: East Cairngorms Moorland Partnership Officer

Salary: £28,770 – 34,633 (Pro-rata) (Band D) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 2 years

Working Hours: Monday – Friday; 22.5 hours per week

Location: Office base is either Ballater or Grantown on Spey, but extensive travel in the East of the CNP will be required


We have an exciting opportunity for an East Cairngorms Moorland Partnership Officer to join our Land Management Team.

The East Cairngorms Moorland Partnership (ECMP) has been initiated by the Cairngorms National Park Authority and six estates in the East of the Cairngorms National Park (amounting to over 130,000 ha). The purpose of the role is to work with the six estates to facilitate woodland and scrub expansion; peatland restoration; raptor and other priority species conservation; and landscape enhancement.  Further information can be found in the ECMP Statement of Purpose.

Cairngorms National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, we also offer many benefits such as; a great place to work, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, generous annual leave allowance, flexitime and a very competitive pension scheme.  Our Grantown on Spey headquarters is within easy reach of Aviemore and Inverness.

The National Park Authority is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applicants from all sectors of society.  If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.

If you would like the opportunity to work for an organisation that is focused on protecting and enhancing this National Park then please download the job description and application pack below.  If you require more information, or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability please contact us on 01479 873535 or email: [email protected]

Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applications can be emailed to [email protected] or posted to CNPA, 14 The Square, Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HG

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 23rd February 2018, late applications will not be accepted.


Application Pack: ApplicationFormPartsA-C

Job Description: ECMPOfficerJDV2.0