Consultant for LINK Hilltracks sub-group
Part time: flexible hours – approx. 5 hours/week for one year
Location: working from home
Closing date: 31 March 2017
The LINK Hilltracks sub-group is looking for a consultant to coordinate volunteer efforts in monitoring planning authorities for new hilltrack construction, and to research and produce a report of case studies to build evidence on the limitations of the current planning system.
See full brief to consultant including person specification here.
Apply in writing with a CV to Hilltracks@scotlink.org.
The post is funded by the British Mountaineering Council, Scottish Mountaineering Trust, Scottish Environment LINK and the hilltrack sub-group member organisations.
Policy Officer, National Trust for Scotland
Full time, permanent
Location: Hermiston Quay – Edinburgh
Closing Date: Friday 24 March 2017
Interview date: Interviews likely to be held at Hermiston Quay in early April 2017
This job exists to develop and communicate Trust policy in order to guide conservation and visitor management practice. In addition the post-holder will contribute to the Trust’s role as an advocate for the conservation of Scotland’s heritage, and for access, learning and enjoyment of that heritage.
For more information, including a job description and application form, go to NTS page
Climate and Energy Campaigner, Friends of the Earth Scotland
Full time, initially one year.
Salary: £22,900- 28,700 depending on experience
Closing Date: 12 noon 27th March
Interview date: 6th April
Friends of the Earth Scotland is looking for a new Climate and Energy Campaigner. This is a new key campaign role within Friends of the Earth Scotland (FoES) which builds on the work done in their Community Power project. You will work closely with the Director and the Head of Campaigns to help deliver their core Fossil Free Scotland campaign, through work on climate and energy policy and practice.
For more information, including job description and application form, please follow the link to Friends of the Earth Scotland – Jobs
Assistant Marine Rangers/Ambassadors, St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve
Duration: 4-5 months – flexible hours, would include working some weekends and bank holidays.
Location East Berwickshire, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
Job Type Internship/Volunteer
Pay: No remuneration possible but extensive training and skills package provided, reasonable travel costs reimbursed and assistance in finding accommodation if required
Closing date: 21st April 2017
This is an excellent opportunity to gain interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary experience while working with a unique marine conservation charity. The St. Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve encompasses of some of the most diverse and stunning marine environment along the Berwickshire coast, supporting a variety of commercial and recreational interests. Your training and activities will include raising awareness of the marine environment through education and interpretation, public events, questionnaires, community engagement and liaison with stakeholders and user groups, as well as more traditional scientific research activities including baseline survey and monitoring work. We’re looking for enthusiastic self-starters with a passion for the marine environment who are keen to learn and hone their skills. Excellent spoken and written communication are essential, along with strong interpersonal skills, an organised and self motivated personality and adaptable to working in different environments. Driving licence and own transport desirable.
Contact: Sarah Russell, email@example.com 07818227307
Project Policy Officer – Offshore Renewables, RSPB
Part-time 22.5 hours; 6 month contract
Starting salary range is £22,073 to £23,912 per annum (Pro-Rata)
Closing date: 7 April 2017
Interview date: 28 April 2017
Could you help RSPB ensure the emerging far-offshore renewables industry prioritises and protects our internationally renowned seabird populations?
RSPB is taking a lead in tackling the complex environmental challenges that offshore renewables pose, inputting significant time and resources to try and secure their development in harmony with nature. This available position is to manage the a) exploration of the challenges that this emerging and rapidly innovating industry faces; and b) establish recommendations to help address the challenges of deploying far-offshore technologies in harmony with nature. The role will include maintaining existing and forging new relationships with all relevant stakeholders of the deep water and far-offshore renewables industry; research and analysis of existing and related industry studies; and development of key policy asks as they relate to RSPB objectives.
More information and how to apply here