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Beecraigs Country Park , Near Linlithgow, EH49 6PL
£21,379 - £23,312 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.


Fixed Term until 31 October 2022 

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 18 May 2022.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

These posts are dependent on securing funding from NatureScot with confirmation of funding expected by end of May 2022.  Successful candidates must be able to start work on the 6th. June 2022.

The Assistant Operatives will be involved in the day to day operations, management and maintenance of the three Country Parks and other green space “hot spot” locations across West Lothian that experience visitor pressures.  Posts will ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of visitor services in Country Parks including litter management, as well as carrying out practical visitor management work such as upgrading paths and maintaining infrastructure.

Posts will liaise with members of the public and other stakeholders providing advice and guidance as required.  Candidates must have appropriate previous experience in estate management or similar, a full driving licence, excellent communication skills and a good level of fitness.

All successful candidates MUST fulfil essential criteria on the job outline and be able to start work on the 6th. June 2022, contracts ending 31st. October 2022.

36 hour working week, Monday to Friday.  Interviews to be scheduled mid-May.