We are recruiting a Conservation Officer for our CANN project - our peatland restoration project on Islay. Our project work is focussed on two peatland sites on the island of Islay - the Rinns and Duich Moss. We are managing a number of activities including surveying and monitoring the sites, collecting environmental data, controlling invasive species, particularly Rhododendron ponticum, and developing deer management plans and conservation action plans. 

Are you a skilled, experienced and enthusiastic person who could provide technical and specialist advice to support project delivery? 

Job activities will include: working with key stakeholders and project partners, conducting species and habitat monitoring, data recording, preparing reports, participating in events, workshops and conferences, and community engagement. 

The full job specification is available here: CANN_Conservation_Officer_Job_Spec_July_2020.docx and you can download an application form here: CANN_Conservation_Officer_Application_Form.docx

The post is 21 hours per week with a salary of £27k p.a. (pro rata). The post contract runs until October 2021 with the possibility of an 8 month extension. 

For more information about the CANN project visit our CANN webpage or download this summary CANN_Project_Summary_July_2020.docx. If you would like further information feel free to contact Deb Baker, tel: 07375 893064 or email [email protected].

Closing date for applications is Monday 10th August. Interviews will be held online in the week beginning 19th August.