Rivers and Fisheries Officer

Organisation: Argyll Fisheries Trust
Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 subject to experience
Location: Inveraray, Argyll
Hours: Full Time
Position type: Paid
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Fri 28 November 14
Website: www.argyllfisheriestrust.co.uk
Contact name: Helen MacIntyre
Contact telephone: 01499302322
Contact email:

The Argyll Fisheries Trust is seeking to employ a Rivers and Fisheries Officer to meet its objectives towards the sustainability of wild freshwater fish and their habitats in Argyll.

Based at the AFT office at Inveraray, the person will be part of a team developing programmes to restore and support wild fish populations underpinned by monitoring and research. An understanding of the issues surrounding wild salmon and sea trout is essential, and a familiarity of aquaculture and forestry practices would be an advantage.

AFT is looking for an individual with a degree in a scientific or environmental discipline who has practical experience working in the field. The successful candidate for the post will be enthusiastic, aspires to develop, is self motivated, and able to work well within a team.

Ideally the applicant should also be qualified to SFCC team leader standards in electro fishing. A full driving licence and familiarity with GIS mapping is essential.

Full job description is available at www.argyllfisheriestrust.co.uk/publications.

Send your CV (max 2 pages) and a covering letter to AFT, Cherry Park, Inveraray, PA32 8XE or to hm@argyllfisheriestrust.co.uk by 28th November 2014.

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