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Infrastructure Engineer

Closing Date: Noon Monday 28 June 2021

Are you looking for a unique opportunity 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: Infrastructure Engineer (previously advertised as Infrastructure Officer)

Salary: £32,066 – 38,601 (Band D; 2021/2022) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: 3 Year Fixed Term Contract

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, though part time hours of 30 hours per week may be considered

Location: Grantown on Spey

We have an exciting opportunity for an Infrastructure Engineer to join the Visitor Services team.

The successful applicant will work as part of the Visitor Services Team, developing and delivering plans for the creation and maintenance of infrastructure which will help visitors enjoy the area in a way that is commensurate with the Park’s status as an internationally accredited sustainable tourism destination. There will be a focus on working in partnership with others, including partner public bodies, communities and businesses, to deliver the infrastructure as part of integrated management solutions. The post-holder will also lead on a development of a plan for upgrading the Speyside Way.

Cairngorms National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of Scotland’s top 10 flexible employers and listed in the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. We also offer many benefits such as; a great place to work, cycle to work scheme, 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 should be emailed to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 12pm (noon) on Monday 28th June 2021, late applications will not be accepted. Shortlisted candidates should be available for interviews which will be held virtually on Tuesday 20th July 2021.

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Application Pack: ApplicationFormPartsA C Mar21

Job Description: Infrastructure Engineer V2.0