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Tree Nursery Manager

Reference number: A0620519

Location: Inverness-shire

Set in a vast landscape of ice-hewn mountains, spectacular pinewoods, tranquil lochs, and wild, rushing rivers, Cairngorms Connect is the largest habitat restoration partnership in Britain. Cairngorms Connect has bold plans to make this inspiring place better for wildlife, and better for those who take joy from the wildlife and beauty of this extraordinary place. The project will expand the Caledonian pine forest to its natural limit, reinstate drained wetlands, naturalise rivers and restore huge tracts of peatland, to create an amazing place for nature - a home to eagles, wildcats, pine martens, ospreys, black grouse, ptarmigan, otters and curlews.

We are looking for new team members who will contribute to the delivery of the restoration project, to extend deer management into higher and more remote parts of the project area and to help expand native woodland and montane scrub communities - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this kind of work, we would love to hear from you.

This is a Partnership project involving Wildland Limited, Scottish Natural Heritage, RSPB Scotland & Forestry and Land Scotland, with funding from The Endangered Landscape Programme and other partners.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Salary starting at
£19,602 to £21,236 per annum pro rata

Hours & contract information
Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week
Contract: Contract to 31 December 2023

Closing date: 17 June 2019

How to apply
Our job information pack and accompanying role profile tell you all about the key result areas and the skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A0620519 on your application.

Role Profile (Word 146Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Job information pack (PDF 697Kb, requires Adobe Reader)

Application details (Word 31Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Who to contact
For questions about this post contact Stephen Blow steve.blow@rspb.org.uk
Tel: 01479 812260

Send application details to Philippa Wiggins pip.wiggins@rspb.org.uk
Cairngorms Connect, Achantoul, Aviemore, PH22 1QD
Tel: 01479 812260

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