Closing Date: Noon on Friday 16 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: Tomintoul & Glenlivet Landscape Partnership: Land Management 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 to 9th October 2020
Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week (Job Share)
We have an exciting opportunity for a Land Management Officer to join our Tomintoul & Glenlivet Landscape Partnership Team.
The Tomintoul & Glenlivet Landscape Partnership is a Heritage Lottery Funded project comprising 21 Partner organisations. The Partnership includes public land-owners and agencies, charitable membership organisation, community interest groups, local businesses, schools and a learning centre. Collectively these Partners are committed to delivering the 20 individual projects that comprise the Landscape Conservation Action Plan (LCAP). The project will finish in September 2020.
A staff team and a range of local groups and volunteers will deliver and monitor the projects which have been identified and developed in the LCAP.
You will be based in Tomintoul and work flexibly as part of a small team. You will have specific responsibility for delivery of land based, natural heritage projects in the TGLP scheme and will also support other staff members where necessary. These projects include undertaking field visits and working with farmers on habitat improvements, particularly for wading birds; water quality and riparian improvements; footpath projects and working with local volunteers on smaller scale conservation projects. Site visits to farms, rivers and other outdoor locations will be required.
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 16th February 2018, late applications will not be accepted.
Application Pack: ApplicationFormPartsA-C
Job Description: TGLPLandManagementOfficerJDV2.0