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Ref no:
WEL05901
Published:
4/5/2022
Closes:
18/5/2022
Location:
Beecraigs Country Park , Near Linlithgow, EH49 6PL
Salary:
£21,379 - £23,312 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

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Fixed Term until 31 October 2022 +10% shift allowance

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.

This role is to support the Ranger Service with the day-to-day management of the three Country Parks and other green space ‘hot spot’ locations on Council land holdings that experience visitor pressures. Posts will directly help with the management of visitors and the additional pressures associated with high visitor numbers through engaging with the public, monitoring impacts and encouraging responsible behaviour.

Candidates must have a recognised certification to SVQ Level 1 / NC in an environmental / land-based subject or related subject, or equivalent experience, as well as knowledge of the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.  They must have appropriate previous experience, full driving licence, have 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.

36hour working week; weekend and evening working required.  Interviews to be scheduled mid-May.